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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Inc N/A PA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Prevention Point Philadelphia Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
Media Impact Funders Inc. N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 660,000
National Constitution Center N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Association of American Cancer Institutes N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Friends Service Committee N/A PA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 16,091
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 2,484,118

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 125,225

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England VT Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Goddard College Corporation VT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. VT Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Maliasili Initiatives Inc VT Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Kanpe Foundation Inc VT Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc VT Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Better Bennington Corporation VT Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium VT Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. VT Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
One Tree Planted Inc VT Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Middlebury Community Music Center VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 362,450

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Appeal of Conscience Foundation United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Studies Assn United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Animals Australia Federation Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Appling County Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animals in Need Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,800
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Annunciation House Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 591,424

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