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)
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Rochester Institute of Technology N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hustle Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Ladies Learning Code Inc. N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A ON Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Time Heroes Foundation N/A Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Rochester Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hustle Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Ladies Learning Code Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Time Heroes Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
OCJ Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Smile Train, Inc. DC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Draper Community Foundation UT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Red White & Blue Charity CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 294,623

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Rochester Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Baker Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hustle Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Reel Stories United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Ladies Learning Code Inc. Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Time Heroes Foundation Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 226,332

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13110 records found.