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)
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,927
Hellenic Initiative Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,250
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Olive Crest N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 600
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Arizou N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Tahirih Justice Center San Mateo CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Diablo Valley College Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 8,400
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 172,114
Franklin Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 375
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Help Lesotho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mosaic Project Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Diaper Bank of North Carolina N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,550
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,754
Friends of York University, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Vanderbilt University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Stanly Community College NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Contemporary Science Center NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Peach Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Emergency USA-Life Support for Civilian Victims of War and P NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
Arc of Sedgwick County Inc KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Uplift Family Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Free Geek OR Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Waypoint Adventure MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,371
Milk Fund Inc RI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc IL Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross NE Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Clark College WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 630,632

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Help Lesotho Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mosaic Project United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Computers for Schools Kenya Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Diaper Bank of North Carolina United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,550
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,754
Friends of York University, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Vanderbilt University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 412,899

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13280 records found.