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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Seongnam City Social Welfare Council N/A South Korea Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CyberEquality Inc N/A Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
TVTC (Technical & Vocational Training Corporation) N/A Saudi Arabia Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,300
Helping Hands East Bay Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Lowell Catholic High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Motion Picture and Television Fund N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PENCIL INC N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Philanthropy Roundtable N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Seongnam City Social Welfare Council N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CyberEquality Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
TVTC (Technical & Vocational Training Corporation) N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,300
Helping Hands East Bay Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Lowell Catholic High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Motion Picture and Television Fund N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PENCIL INC N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Philanthropy Roundtable N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 564,297

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,068
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fenixia Foundation Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Uptown Tenderloin Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hands On Suburban Chicago IL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Science from Scientists Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cancer 101 Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Transplant Foundation Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
Page SUM 211,288

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
Aspire Public Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Seongnam City Social Welfare Council South Korea Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CyberEquality Inc Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
TVTC (Technical & Vocational Training Corporation) Saudi Arabia Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,300
Helping Hands East Bay United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lafayette Partners in Education United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Lowell Catholic High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Motion Picture and Television Fund United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PENCIL INC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Philanthropy Roundtable United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 564,297

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13280 records found.