Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Urban League Of Nebraska N/A NE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
1M1B Foundation N/A NV United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Hartford Public Library N/A CT United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
World Resources Institute N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 27,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
SPCA of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
The Howard Street Charter School N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A NV United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc N/A TN United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Page SUM 256,721

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Urban League Of Nebraska N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
1M1B Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Hartford Public Library N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
World Resources Institute N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 27,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
SPCA of Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
The Howard Street Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hakchon Theater N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Page SUM 256,721

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Connections to Success Inc MO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Downtown Women's Center CA Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Third Street Community Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,388
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Inner City Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mater Dolorosa Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Childrens Hospital Corporation MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Texas Women's Foundation TX Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine NV Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Tsf Incorporated NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,850,000
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Page SUM 2,447,438

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Urban League Of Nebraska United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Hartford Public Library United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
World Resources Institute United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 27,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
SPCA of Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
The Howard Street Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hakchon Theater South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Page SUM 256,721

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13280 records found.