Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A HI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
C.A.S.A COMUNIDADE DE AMPARO SOCIAL E ASILAR N/A Brazil Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Italian Home for Children Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A MA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ames Comm School District N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 531,968

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mercy House Living Centers N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hofstra University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Dartmouth Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
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
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Indiana University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,213
Page SUM 433,828

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