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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Outreach Inc N/A IA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Outreach Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 425,971

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Comic Relief Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charles River Conservancy Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harrington School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 390,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Outreach Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 425,971

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13110 records found.