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)
Action Ministries Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
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
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Young Adult Alliance N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A IL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Action Ministries Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
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
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Young Adult Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
High-Tech High Heels TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Hunger Relief Inc TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
NPower Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project Scientist CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Saint Saviours Center NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
St. Louis Community College Foundation MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 301,677

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Action Ministries Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
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
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Young Adult Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 444,693

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13110 records found.