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, 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)
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Mercy House Living Centers N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Curry Senior Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Properties Impact Corporation N/A OH United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Mercy House Living Centers N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Curry Senior Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Properties Impact Corporation N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kids At Hope AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Italian Home for Children Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Virginia Tech VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Town Lake Trail Foundation TX Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Red White & Blue Charity United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Mercy House Living Centers United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Curry Senior Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Properties Impact Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 368,896

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13110 records found.