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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Seeds of Learning Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 28,188
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services Alameda CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Promise Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,800
Community Cycles N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Gamaliel of California N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,480
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,150
META Solutions N/A OH United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Chicago Community Loan Fund N/A IL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Partners N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Faith in The Valley N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 2,289,668

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 28,188
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services Alameda Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Promise Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,800
Community Cycles N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Gamaliel of California N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,480
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,150
META Solutions N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Chicago Community Loan Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Partners N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Faith in The Valley N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 2,289,668

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 21,250
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Atherton Now CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Creating Hope International MI Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. MA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Fathers & Families of San Joaquin CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Solve OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Faith in Action Bay Area CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 62,500
FFWD CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,800
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,540,522

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Seeds of Learning United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 28,188
Public Health Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Promise Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,800
Community Cycles United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Gamaliel of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,480
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,150
META Solutions United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Chicago Community Loan Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Partners United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Faith in The Valley United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 2,289,668

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13280 records found.