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)
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A OK United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Draper Community Foundation N/A UT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Plan International USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Draper Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Berthoud Robotics CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
EARN Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
North Texas Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Minnesota Foundation MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for the Carolinas NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Draper Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 964,411

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13110 records found.