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)
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
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ames Comm School District N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
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
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
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
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
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
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 284,878

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ames Comm School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
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
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
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
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
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
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 284,878

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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 Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
America SCORES Bay Area CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bags of Love OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
University of Idaho Foundation Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
C 60 Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 159,253

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