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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Project Access Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A GA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A NJ United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Project Access Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 11,500
Care and Share Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Grit Art & Tech Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA GA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Preetirang Sanctruary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
George Washington University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. TN Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cowan Community Action Group Inc KY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 114,172

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Project Access Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
International Association for Volunteer Effort United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of America United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Discovery Science Center of Orange County United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fremont Girls Sports Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 321,502

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13110 records found.