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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Impact on Education N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
JINC N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation N/A South Korea Health Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc N/A AK United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Impact on Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
JINC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 6,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Median Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Values United DC General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Little Wishes CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center CT Health Committee Advised 2019 205,000
Longevity Research Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2019 100,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Civic Foundation for Innovation Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Impact on Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
JINC Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation South Korea Health Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 288,992

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13280 records found.