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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Tabletochki N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Durham County N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Women Helping Women N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 195,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 149,566
Science Accessibility Net N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 14,200
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Defy Ventures, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foundation for Students Rising Above CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Future of Life Institute MA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2019 4,000
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Hilltop School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Page SUM 145,631

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