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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Academir Charter School Preparatory N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Camp Kesem National N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Elevate Tutoring Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Florida International University Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,997
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
WeHOPE San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Jeffs Place Childrens Bereavement Center Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Latino Community Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Metropolitan Community College N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -12,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cancer 101 Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cornerstones Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
United Way of the Greater Triangle Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
North Providence Senior Center Association N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Ruhr-Universiteit Bochum N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 101,370
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Page SUM 426,871

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mosaic Project CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Next Generation Bulgaria Fund NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,045
Openhouse CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,767
Franklin Elementary School PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Friends of Yad Sarah Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Watershed Management Group Inc AZ Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,025
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Hunger at Home CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Roseland Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Childrens Miracle Network UT Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
George Washington University DC Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc OR Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 121,379

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Santa Clara Schools Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cancer 101 Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cornerstones Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
United Way of the Greater Triangle Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Grassroots Ecology United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust India Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
North Providence Senior Center Association United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Ruhr-Universiteit Bochum Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 101,370
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
USENIX Association United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Page SUM 426,871

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13280 records found.