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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,580
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A MN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Marriott Foundation for People With Disabilities Inc N/A MD United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 6,348
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit N/A MA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stichting Delitelabs N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
The Carey School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Dolphin Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Towson University N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Houston N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,580
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Marriott Foundation for People With Disabilities Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 6,348
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stichting Delitelabs N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
The Carey School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Dolphin Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Towson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
University College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Houston N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 453,928

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 12,500
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. CA Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Earth Law Center NY Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Fair Count, Inc. GA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,700
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,580
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Innocence Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Marriott Foundation for People With Disabilities Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 6,348
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stichting Delitelabs Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
The Carey School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Dolphin Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Towson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Houston United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 453,928

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13280 records found.