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, 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)
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Inside the Outdoors Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fishers Landing P T O N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. N/A CO United States International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Action Ministries Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Vision Foundation N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Stanly Community College N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Page SUM 487,392

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Inside the Outdoors Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fishers Landing P T O N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. N/A International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Action Ministries Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Vision Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Stanly Community College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Page SUM 487,392

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Page SUM 69,931

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Inside the Outdoors Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fishers Landing P T O United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. United States International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Good Karma Bikes United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Action Ministries Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Vision Foundation India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Stanly Community College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Page SUM 487,392

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13110 records found.