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)
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Estes Hills Elementary N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 400
Gosnold Inc N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc N/A NC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lupus Foundation of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
Arizona Technology Council Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bridge Steps N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Care for Wild N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Technical University of Darmstadt N/A Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Eastbay Astronomical Society Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,214,712

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Estes Hills Elementary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 400
Gosnold Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lupus Foundation of Northern California Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
Arizona Technology Council Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bridge Steps N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Care for Wild N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Technical University of Darmstadt N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Eastbay Astronomical Society Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,214,712

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Coastside Adult Day Health Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Boston Foundation MA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC NC Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 49,514
Dress for Success Triangle, NC NC Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 47,862
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,500
Watts of Love IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,888
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
ReSurge International CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 263,086

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Estes Hills Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 400
Gosnold Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lupus Foundation of Northern California United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
Arizona Technology Council Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bridge Steps United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Care for Wild United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi Italy Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Technical University of Darmstadt Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Eastbay Astronomical Society United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,214,712

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13280 records found.