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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Alone N/A Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang N/A Thailand Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Page SUM 828,754

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Alone N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Page SUM 828,754

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Parents Club West Portal School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Promises2Kids Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Well Community Development Corporation OH Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teach For All Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 878,998

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