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)
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund N/A MN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
UPA PTSO Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Page SUM 421,752

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
UPA PTSO Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Page SUM 421,752

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Save the Bay CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastside Children's Programs CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wholesome Wave Inc CT Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Big Table WA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Page SUM 396,607

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
UPA PTSO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Page SUM 421,752

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13110 records found.