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)
City of King N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Rochester Institute of Technology N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Hustle Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ladies Learning Code Inc. N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A ON Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Time Heroes Foundation N/A Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City of King N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Rochester Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Hustle Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ladies Learning Code Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Time Heroes Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Childcaregroup TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities USA MD Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foster City Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Child Creativity Lab Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Best Chance NM Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
ABS CBN Foundation Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc VA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City of King United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Rochester Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Hustle Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Reel Stories United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ladies Learning Code Inc. Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Promise Worldwide United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Time Heroes Foundation Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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13110 records found.