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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Ames Comm School District N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc N/A MD United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Technical University of Kosice N/A Slovakia Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Hofstra University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Musicians on Call Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Ames Comm School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Technical University of Kosice N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Hofstra University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Musicians on Call Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harrington School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
Petaluma Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Economies Law Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Milpitas Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cara Program IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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