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)
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
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
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
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
George W. Bush Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parker School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Forest Hill Church NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
India Literacy Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
National Medical Association Inc MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
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
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 172,041

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13110 records found.