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)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A AZ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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
Stevens Institute of Technology N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Stevens Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Alzheimers Texas Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Association of IT Leaders in Education N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
ITT Bay Area Alumni Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
WeDontWaste Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Demelza House Children’s Hospice N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Reggie S Friends N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 177,395

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
The Pepin Academies Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Radium Society Inc NJ Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Hofstra University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Springs Rescue Mission CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Future Project, Inc. NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Page SUM 1,162,059

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Stevens Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Alzheimers Texas Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Association of IT Leaders in Education Hong Kong Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
ITT Bay Area Alumni United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
WeDontWaste Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Demelza House Children’s Hospice England Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 177,395

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13110 records found.