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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A WI United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New America Foundation N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mathematical Association of America Incorporated N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,359
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Digital Nest Inc. N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Future of Life Institute N/A MA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,040
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asapbio San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Visual Communications Media N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 684,408

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New America Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mathematical Association of America Incorporated N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,359
California Academy of Science San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Digital Nest Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Future of Life Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,040
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asapbio San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Visual Communications Media N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 684,408

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sojourners DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Preetirang Sanctruary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
All Saints Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,080
Confucius Church of Stockton CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Catholic Conference CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Christianity Today International IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 100,000
First Church of Christ Scientist CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community Inc NE Religion Donor Advised 2018 750
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Woodside Village Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 203,880

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Discovery World, Ltd. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New America Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mathematical Association of America Incorporated United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,359
California Academy of Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Digital Nest Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Future of Life Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mathematical Sciences Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,040
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asapbio United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Visual Communications Media United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 684,408

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13110 records found.