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, and corporate 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)
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Fundacion Proydesa N/A Argentina Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc N/A CT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Board of the University of Alabama N/A AL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Childrens Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 -6,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Fundacion Proydesa N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Board of the University of Alabama N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Childrens Hospital Corporation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 -6,000
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Dartmouth College NH Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Methodist Open Door Inc KS Religion Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Windsor Elementary School SC Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Hispanics in Philanthropy CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Irvington High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
National Multiple Sclerosis Society TN Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 198,073
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 65,395
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 180,000
Freefrom CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Greensboro Montessori School NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 375
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 27,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Fundacion Proydesa Argentina Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Board of the University of Alabama United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Childrens Hospital Corporation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 -6,000
Page SUM 365,524

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13280 records found.