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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
San Jose Police Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Hacker Fund N/A CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 3,354
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
TransFormCA Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,090,687

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities Inc San Mateo Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
San Jose Police Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Hacker Fund N/A Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 3,354
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,090,687

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Westgate Community Bible Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Joe Goode Performance Group CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Real Hope for Haiti IN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc MD Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sight Word Busters CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope Enterprise Corporation MS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Camelot Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 56,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Marine Science Institute CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Investment Project Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 6,886,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities Inc United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
San Jose Police Foundation United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Hacker Fund United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
SV Home United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 3,354
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
TransFormCA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Urban Habitat Program United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,090,687

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13110 records found.