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, 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 descending Year Amount (USD)
School on Wheels Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Alzheimers Texas Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Association of IT Leaders in Education N/A Hong Kong Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
ITT Bay Area Alumni Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
WeDontWaste Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Demelza House Children’s Hospice N/A England Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Reggie S Friends N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 172,616

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Time Heroes Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 402,435

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
Pratham USA TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
Colts Boys Club Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hopewell Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation CT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
California Family Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc FL Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
Page SUM 277,911

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Time Heroes Foundation Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 402,435

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13110 records found.