Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
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
Very Large Data Bases N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. N/A DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
American National Red Cross N/A TX United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Best Buddies International, Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead N/A NSW Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Page SUM 588,686

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Very Large Data Bases N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Best Buddies International, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Page SUM 588,686

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Best Chance NM Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
ABS CBN Foundation Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc VA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Parikrma USA Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Canary Fund CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Illinois Institute of Technology IL Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mass Design Group MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
POETIC TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Spartanburg County Foundation SC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Heart TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 556,082

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