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, and corporate 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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ROSIES Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 130,000
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Frankfort Elementary School N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Pie Ranch N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New America Foundation N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
International Sonoran Desert Alliance N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 27,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vision to Learn N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ataxia Telangiectasia Children's Project Inc N/A FL United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 400
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Netherland-America Foundation Incorporated N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gogebic Community College Found N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Irvine Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Southern Methodist University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Page SUM 1,738,300

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ROSIES Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 130,000
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Frankfort Elementary School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Pie Ranch N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New America Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
International Sonoran Desert Alliance N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 27,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vision to Learn N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ataxia Telangiectasia Children's Project Inc N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 400
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Netherland-America Foundation Incorporated N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gogebic Community College Found N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Irvine Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Southern Methodist University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Page SUM 1,738,300

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Desert Scholarship Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Attention Inc. CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Cal-Wood Education Center CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Growing Gardens CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Resource Central CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Faith in Action Bay Area CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 225,000

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