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 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Other Side of the Dunes N/A FL United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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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 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Other Side of the Dunes N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Arts Council of New Orleans LA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Plan International USA RI International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Playing at Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hellenic Initative Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,258
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Price Charter Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 287,318

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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 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Other Side of the Dunes United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 427,486

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13110 records found.