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 descending Year Amount (USD)
First Force N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A AZ United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
A Shot for Life Incorporated N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
San Jose Evergreen Community College District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development N/A South Africa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Corpsgiving Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The ONE Campaign N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,041
Page SUM 631,825

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Force N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
A Shot for Life Incorporated N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
San Jose Evergreen Community College District Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Corpsgiving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The ONE Campaign N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,041
Page SUM 631,825

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vision-Aid Incorporated MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,708
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 325,000
Koinonia Family Life Inc NJ Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 73,494
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
ChickTech NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Community Action Council of Howard County MD Inc MD Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 63,107
University of Florida Foundation Inc. FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 -252
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
One Tree Planted Inc VT Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Pleasanton Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Page SUM 531,207

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Force United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
A Shot for Life Incorporated United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
San Jose Evergreen Community College District Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development South Africa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Corpsgiving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The ONE Campaign United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,041
Page SUM 631,825

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13280 records found.