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 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
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Texas Public Policy Foundation N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Lawfare Institute N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -284,446
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rotary District 5170 Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Page SUM 2,138,545

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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
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 28,188
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Texas Public Policy Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Lawfare Institute N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -284,446
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rotary District 5170 Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Page SUM 2,138,545

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Albans Country Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Teach For All Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
The UC Davis Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Dream Project Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Elko County School District NV Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,762
University of Delaware DE Education Corporate Advised 2019 -104,000
High Resolves America CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Kilgoris Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Midwest Academy Inc. IL Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Pitzer College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. NH Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 2,513,512

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Faith in Action Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 875
Sabores Well United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Didtechnology Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Public Health Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
Tualatin STEAM Team United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
META Solutions United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,750
Operation Helmet Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Rockwood Leadership Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Hispanic Federation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kentucky Chamber Foundation Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,863,435

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13280 records found.