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)
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Service Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A NSW Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Narika Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 587,591

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Develop It N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fondation Lejeune N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Page SUM 799,535

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Weston Travel Ball Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Lab SF CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
JW House CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Techbridge Girls CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,685,326

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Develop It United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fondation Lejeune France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Page SUM 799,535

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13110 records found.