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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Spy Hop Productions Inc N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc N/A KY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Page SUM 436,117

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Draper Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc Marin International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE N/A Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 326,939

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pinkerton Academy NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Service Organizations Inc DC Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mayer Elementary School IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation IL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 160,344

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Draper Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 406,750

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13110 records found.