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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 9,450
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative N/A NM United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Food Recovery Network Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
North Texas Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Meals on Wheels America N/A VA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 9,450
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Food Recovery Network Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
North Texas Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Meals on Wheels America N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Colorado Education Initiative CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PENCIL INC NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. UT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The ONE Campaign DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 9,450
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Arizona Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Food Recovery Network Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Education Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
North Texas Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Meals on Wheels America United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.