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)
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
Water for People N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc N/A FL United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 286,605

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Water for People N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University of Dayton N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 286,605

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Good Karma Bikes CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Descents CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Bright Sky Ministry OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Einstein Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Bonding Against Adversity Inc TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 766,830

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Water for People United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lumen Vitae A.C. Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University of Dayton United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 286,605

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13110 records found.