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)
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Food Bank N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,095
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carver Elementary School N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Care and Share Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Northern Virginia Family Service N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Food Bank N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,095
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carver Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Care and Share Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Northern Virginia Family Service N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Colon Cancer Alliance DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
La Raza Services Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friendship United Methodist Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 342,284

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,095
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carver Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Care and Share Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cat Adoption Team United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Northern Virginia Family Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 397,645

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13110 records found.