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)
Brave Parents Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Achievement Center for Children N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Partners N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Telecommunications Institute N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Brave Parents Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Achievement Center for Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Partners N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Telecommunications Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Americans Center for Financial Education CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
South Milwaukee High School WI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American-Italian Cancer Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Brave Parents Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Achievement Center for Children United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Partners United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Telecommunications Institute Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 359,613

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13110 records found.