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 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth N/A FL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
City of King N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 575,819

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carver Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Care and Share Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Northern Virginia Family Service N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
EnActe Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 439,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
I4Farmers Inc NJ International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
William T. Dwyer High School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross TX Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Wayfinder Family Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Merging Vets and Players Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 865,775

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carver Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Care and Share Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cat Adoption Team United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Northern Virginia Family Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
EnActe Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 439,100

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13110 records found.