Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Burnsville Community Foundation N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth N/A FL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
City of King N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 560,829

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Burnsville Community Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
City of King N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 560,829

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for the Carolinas NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of Texas at Dallas TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
NetHope Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
The Expanding Your Horizons Network CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Syringa Mountain Charter School ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mr Hollands Opus Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 333,333
Dress for Success San Francisco CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grandmas House of Hope CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
Pratham USA TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 690,745

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Burnsville Community Foundation United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
City of King United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 560,829

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13110 records found.