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)
Women Innovators Inc N/A ID United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc N/A KY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Page SUM 436,577

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Parikrma USA Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Acortar Distancias A.C. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Horizons Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Inside the Outdoors Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 491,706

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tinkermill CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
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
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
DC Central Kitchen Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Outreach Inc IA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 159,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Women Innovators Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Page SUM 436,577

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13110 records found.