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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 103,586
The Global Development Incubator Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
University of Edinburgh USA Devolopment Trust Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 102,041
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
University of Eastern Finland N/A Finland Education Donor Advised 2018 100,917
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,555
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,523
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation of Greater Montreal N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative N/A NM United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship Marin CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD N/A Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,021,589

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 103,586
The Global Development Incubator Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
University of Edinburgh USA Devolopment Trust Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 102,041
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
University of Eastern Finland N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,917
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,555
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,523
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
Women Make Movies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation of Greater Montreal N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship Marin Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,021,589

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc GA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Teacher Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Living Goods CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
5280 High School CO Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Impact Experience Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc NY Other Donor Advised 2018 100,000
We Care Solar CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trek Medics International Inc CT Other Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,000,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 103,586
The Global Development Incubator Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
University of Edinburgh USA Devolopment Trust Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 102,041
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
University of Eastern Finland Finland Education Donor Advised 2018 100,917
Lighthouse Community Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,555
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,523
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation of Greater Montreal Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,021,589

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13110 records found.