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)
Circle Economy N/A Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Pragathi N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children UK N/A England Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,850
St. Vrain Community Montessori School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Idaho Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American-Italian Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Business USA Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Fremont Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Page SUM 698,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Circle Economy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Pragathi N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Surabi Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children UK N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,850
St. Vrain Community Montessori School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Idaho Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American-Italian Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Fremont Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Page SUM 698,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Commemorative Air Force TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Minnesota Foundation MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Center for Venture Education Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Constitution Center PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Angel Food CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 410,825

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Circle Economy Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Pragathi United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Surabi Trust India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Impact STEM Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children UK England Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,850
St. Vrain Community Montessori School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Idaho Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American-Italian Cancer Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Business USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Fremont United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Page SUM 698,300

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13110 records found.