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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Upstream USA Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Charlie's Acres N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Union Square Business Improvement District San Francisco CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of California Irvine Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A MD United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Charlie's Acres N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Union Square Business Improvement District San Francisco Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of California Irvine Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Upstream USA Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Charlie's Acres United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
FFWD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Union Square Business Improvement District United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of California Irvine Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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