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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 -6,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
New Moms Inc N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Northern Virginia Family Service N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
Vail Health Services Foundation N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
HTL Wien 3 Rennweg N/A Austria Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Muskegon Covenant Academy N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Nordic Association for Clinical Physics N/A Finland Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 -6,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
New Moms Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Northern Virginia Family Service N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
Vail Health Services Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
HTL Wien 3 Rennweg N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Muskegon Covenant Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Nordic Association for Clinical Physics N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Institute for Public Accuracy DC Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2019 292,246
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Freedom of the Press Foundation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Center for Innovative Governance Research DC Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Avalon Academy CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
ecoAmerica DC Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 -6,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Morgan Autism Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
New Moms Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Northern Virginia Family Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
Vail Health Services Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
HTL Wien 3 Rennweg Austria Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Muskegon Covenant Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Nordic Association for Clinical Physics Finland Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
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13280 records found.