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)
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
The SAMFund N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Women Warriors N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 68,000
California Crosspoint High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club N/A Nigeria Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Carlmont Academic Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Contemporary Science Center N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Thrive Refugee Enterprise N/A Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 502,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
The SAMFund N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Women Warriors N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 68,000
California Crosspoint High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Carlmont Academic Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Contemporary Science Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Thrive Refugee Enterprise N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 502,100

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,466
One Tree Planted Inc VT Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Pleasanton Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Altos Christian Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame Inc RI Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
Cowan Community Action Group Inc KY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,200
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development WI Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Hoops4Life Inc CT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Latino Network OR Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Lupus Foundation of Northern California CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Michigan State University MI Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Olive Crest CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 600
Page SUM 797,398

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
The SAMFund United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Women Warriors United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 68,000
California Crosspoint High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club Nigeria Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Carlmont Academic Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Contemporary Science Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Thrive Refugee Enterprise Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 502,100

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13280 records found.