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, and corporate 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)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Portsmouth High School N/A NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ames Comm School District N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project Goal Inc N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 552,643

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Portsmouth High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ames Comm School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project Goal Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Plan International USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 552,643

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc GA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Looking Glass Community Services OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Seattle-King County Coalition on Homlessness WA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Proximity Designs CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. WI Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 355,800

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