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.

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
California Federation of Womens Clubs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wholesome Wave Inc CT Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Strong City Baltimore MD Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Arts Council of New Orleans LA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 354,908

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The FreeBSD Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
United Technologies for Kids - UTK Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 193,552

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