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)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Napawika Tibupo Kawi, A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,900
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 54,067
Reinvent Stockton Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 75,000
Center for the Study of Services N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorporated N/A ME United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 335
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Tesseract Research Center Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 565,202

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Napawika Tibupo Kawi, A.C. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,900
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 54,067
Reinvent Stockton Foundation N/A Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 75,000
Center for the Study of Services N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 335
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Tesseract Research Center Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 565,202

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Revere High School MA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Cornell University NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Digital Harbor Foundation, Inc. MD Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
College Success Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Elementary Institute of Science CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 440
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Associates of the University of Toronto Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 9,660
Hood River County School District Foundation Inc OR Education Donor Advised 2019 900
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California College of the Arts CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,100
New Stories WA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 1,959,850

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Faith in Action Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Napawika Tibupo Kawi, A.C. Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,900
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 54,067
Reinvent Stockton Foundation United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 75,000
Center for the Study of Services United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Impact Experience Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 335
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Tesseract Research Center Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Common Counsel Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 565,202

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13280 records found.