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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc San Mateo MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A MD United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
EARN Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 327,790

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc San Mateo Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
EARN Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 327,790

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Maysville Elementary School GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Drexel University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 266,264

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
New Community Church United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
EARN Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pacifica Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Berkeley Youth Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hillbrook School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 327,790

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13110 records found.