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)
Boy Scouts of America N/A MO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The ONE Campaign N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka N/A Sri Lanka International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
New Moms Inc N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A QLD Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A PR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Page SUM 591,056

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
The University of Texas at Austin N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The ONE Campaign N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
New Moms Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Page SUM 591,056

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Archbishop Mitty High School CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Eejot CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Women Innovators Inc ID Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ashoka VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 327,936

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Project H Design United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
The University of Texas at Austin United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The ONE Campaign United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
New Moms Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Page SUM 591,056

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13110 records found.