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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Northeastern University N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 53,844
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 115,195
Screenland 5K N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 89
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Elko County School District N/A NV United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Eurecom N/A France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 52,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Habitat Association N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc N/A CT United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250
Academir Charter School Preparatory N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Rework Training N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Association of American Cancer Institutes N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 656,078

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Northeastern University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 53,844
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 115,195
Screenland 5K N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 89
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Elko County School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Eurecom N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 52,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Habitat Association N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250
Academir Charter School Preparatory N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Rework Training N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Association of American Cancer Institutes N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 656,078

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Human Investment Project Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 6,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Median Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Values United DC General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Little Wishes CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Connecticut Children's Medical Center CT Health Committee Advised 2019 205,000
Longevity Research Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 455,154

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Northeastern University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 53,844
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 115,195
Screenland 5K United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 89
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Elko County School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Eurecom France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 52,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Foundation for the Global Compact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Habitat Association Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250
Academir Charter School Preparatory United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Rework Training United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Association of American Cancer Institutes United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 656,078

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13280 records found.