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)
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hofstra University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 594,399

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hofstra University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 594,399

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Parikrma USA Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Khan Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Code for Fun CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc GA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Inc DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,045,395

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Waldorf School Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Washington STEM Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hofstra University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 594,399

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13110 records found.