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)
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A IL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lékorice N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
UPA PTSO Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Makerere University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lékorice N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
UPA PTSO Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
World Vision N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Makerere University Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Singers United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
WNET United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lékorice Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
UPA PTSO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 216,897

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13110 records found.