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)
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
California Latino Water C0alition Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
SOS Health Services of Walla Walla N/A WA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Casa Valentina Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Fdn for the Elimination of Diseases Attacking the Immune Sys N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Utah Food Bank N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Michigan State University N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Price Charter Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Better Angels Society Inc N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
School for Social Entrepreneurs N/A England Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
California Latino Water C0alition Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
SOS Health Services of Walla Walla N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Casa Valentina Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Fdn for the Elimination of Diseases Attacking the Immune Sys N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Utah Food Bank N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Michigan State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Price Charter Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Better Angels Society Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
School for Social Entrepreneurs N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 174,570

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Minds Matter OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Atlas Service Corps Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital PA Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 155,031
University of Cincinnati Foundation OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Kids in Tech MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Novaworks Foundation CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 74,162
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Top Honors Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Equal Justice Works DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 130,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,841
Page SUM 669,784

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
California Latino Water C0alition Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
SOS Health Services of Walla Walla United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Casa Valentina Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Center For Employment Training United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Fdn for the Elimination of Diseases Attacking the Immune Sys United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Utah Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Michigan State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Price Charter Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Better Angels Society Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
School for Social Entrepreneurs England Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 174,570

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13280 records found.