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)
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sidekick Foundation Inc. N/A IN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
California Institute of the Arts N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Casa Q Inc N/A NM United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
College Summit Inc. N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Texas A&M Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
The SAMFund N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Women Warriors N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sidekick Foundation Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
California Institute of the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Casa Q Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
College Summit Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Texas A&M Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
The SAMFund N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Women Warriors N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 499,041

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 325,000
Koinonia Family Life Inc NJ Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 73,494
American National Red Cross TX Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
ChickTech NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Community Action Council of Howard County MD Inc MD Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 63,107
University of Florida Foundation Inc. FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 -252
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Rework Training IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Buena Vista University IA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
Page SUM 881,150

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sidekick Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
California Institute of the Arts United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Casa Q Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
College Summit Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Texas A&M Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
The SAMFund United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Women Warriors United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 499,041

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13280 records found.