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)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,020
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Resort Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Blue Engine Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. Alameda NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlas Service Corps Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Russian Federation Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Small Champions Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Internews Network N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,020
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Resort Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Blue Engine Inc N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlas Service Corps Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Small Champions Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Internews Network N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Math/Science Nucleus CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Education Initiative CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PENCIL INC NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. UT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The ONE Campaign DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,020
Beyond The Spectrum Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Association for Volunteer Effort United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Resort United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Blue Engine Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlas Service Corps Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Four Block Foundation Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice Russian Federation Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Small Champions Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Internews Network United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 292,857

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13110 records found.