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)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Enfoque Ciudad N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Queens Grant High School VIP N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Youth With A Mission N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Enfoque Ciudad N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Queens Grant High School VIP N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Youth With A Mission N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tolar Elementary School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Plan International USA RI International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignited CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Page SUM 597,590

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Radiosurgery Society United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Queens Grant High School VIP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Youth With A Mission United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 333,119

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13110 records found.