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)
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
New Mexico Community Capital N/A NM United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yellowstone Forever N/A WY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
The Agenda Project, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,694
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ashoka N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 74,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
East London Business Alliance N/A England Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ventures N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
New Mexico Community Capital N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yellowstone Forever N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
The Agenda Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,694
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ashoka N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 74,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
East London Business Alliance N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 550,195

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
BRAC USA Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
Downtown Women's Center CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 360,163

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