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)
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc N/A MA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Achievement Center for Children N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Friends of Youth N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A GA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 715,203

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Achievement Center for Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Friends of Youth N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 715,203

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of National Guard Families MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Citizen Schools Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Detroit Association of Black Organizations MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 575,530

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Carolinas United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Achievement Center for Children United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Friends of Youth United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 715,203

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13110 records found.