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)
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Muse Lab Limited N/A Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Muse Lab Limited N/A Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Houston Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Portland State University Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
South Bay Islamic Association CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parikrma USA Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Good Karma Bikes CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canary Fund CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Descents CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Page SUM 466,037

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Public Education Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Muse Lab Limited Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 321,823

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13110 records found.