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)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
British Red Cross Society N/A England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
St. Matthew School N/A NJ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preeclampsia Foundation N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
ICT Academy N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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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 2018 205,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
British Red Cross Society N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
St. Matthew School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preeclampsia Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
ICT Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Hands Together, Inc. MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
NYOS Charter School Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics New York Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
British Red Cross Society England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
St. Matthew School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preeclampsia Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
ICT Academy Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
DeMarillac Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 363,262

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13110 records found.