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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Girl Develop It N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fondation Lejeune N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 684,418

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
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
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
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 684,418

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
American-Italian Cancer Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Italian Home for Children Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Best Buddies International, Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Stanly Community College NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Page SUM 931,522

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
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
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
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 684,418

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13110 records found.