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)
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Saturday Academy N/A OR 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 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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
My Possibilities N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Saturday Academy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative NM Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Corvallis Public Schools Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 229,009
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Commemorative Air Force TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Venture Education Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 811,730

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
My Possibilities United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Saturday Academy United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
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13110 records found.