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)
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NJ United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Conference of Puerto Rican Women Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 73,494
Association for Persons with Special Needs N/A Singapore Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Berkeley Food and Housing Project Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Scripted, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Breastcancer Org N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Care and Share Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
ChickTech N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Food Finders Inc N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 64,500
Hispanas Organized for Political Equality - California N/A CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Longmont Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
Book Harvest N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 454,914

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wilderness Society N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Indiana University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Marin General Hospital Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Owensboro Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
A Womans Work Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Prashanthi Nilayam Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 948,380

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 66,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
North Texas Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Prerna2inspire Inc CA Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Inc. FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
Book Harvest NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
College Success Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Cornell University NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Urbandale Community Action Network Inc IA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 407,089

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wilderness Society United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Marin General Hospital Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Owensboro Health Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Prashanthi Nilayam United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 948,380

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13280 records found.