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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy N/A OK United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Jounce Partners Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope for the Warriors N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Rural Development Fund Public Fund N/A Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc N/A GA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Jounce Partners Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope for the Warriors N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Rural Development Fund Public Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 633,447

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inquiring Systems, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Green Corps Inc CO Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Green Corps Inc CO Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
WGBH Educational Foundation MA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Women's Centers CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Virginia Organizing, Inc. VA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Preble Street ME Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Animal Concerns Trust IL Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Downtown Women's Center CA Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Carolina for Kibera, Inc. NC Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Community, Inc. CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,763
Foundation for the Mid South MS Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Virginia Organizing, Inc. VA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
Bayview Hunters Point Center For Arts and Technology CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Placer Food Bank CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Educacy CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 309,913

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