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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka N/A Sri Lanka International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
New Moms Inc N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A QLD Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A PR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Oxfam India N/A India International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wose Community Church of Oakland Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The University of Texas at Austin N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
New Moms Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Oxfam India N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wose Community Church of Oakland Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 417,681

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc IA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Women in Cyber Security TN Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,213
Volunteers of America Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Helen Keller Elementary School IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Triton Tech 6072 CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Prestonwood Caring People Network TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 653,231

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