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 Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University N/A Hong Kong Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
FaithActs N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
First Force N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A AZ United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose Evergreen Community College District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development N/A South Africa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Corpsgiving Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Tata Education And Development Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 52,718
The Galway University Foundation N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 771,481

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
King's College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,290
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
A Place to Turn Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Floga Parents Association of Children with Cancer N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
World Mission Christian Church N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,055,990

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Association of University Women CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
Atchison County Community Schools KS Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St Felix Pantry Inc NM Religion Corporate Advised 2019 8,700
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Community Partnership for Child Development CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Think Zambia Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,275
Travis Manion Foundation PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Estrella Vista Elementary School AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of the Sea Lion Inc CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GiGi's Playhouse Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Henry Foundation DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor Inc RI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Projectcsgirls VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
Page SUM 558,376

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
King's College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,290
Lynbrook High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Science and Technology Museum Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
A Place to Turn Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Floga Parents Association of Children with Cancer Greece Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
World Mission Christian Church United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines Iceland Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,055,990

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13280 records found.