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)
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Syringa Mountain Charter School N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Orphans Africa N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Dreams for Schools N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Syringa Mountain Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Orphans Africa N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Dreams for Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Tebah USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
City of Yreka CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Brackens Kitchen Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Oaks Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Americans Center for Financial Education CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
South Milwaukee High School WI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Syringa Mountain Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Orphans Africa United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Dreams for Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 149,017

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13110 records found.