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 Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A IL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lékorice N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sangati N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lékorice N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sangati N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
World Vision N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lékorice Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Techbridge Girls United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sangati United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TWBD, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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