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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
United Way of Bengaluru N/A KA India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
CareMessage San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
City and County of Honolulu N/A HI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Organ Alliance Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Internews Network N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Virginia Tech N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Living Goods San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Network of Abortion Funds N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
United Way of Bengaluru N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
CareMessage San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
College of William and Mary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
City and County of Honolulu N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Organ Alliance Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Internews Network N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Virginia Tech N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Living Goods San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Network of Abortion Funds N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Paris Review Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jounce Partners Inc PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. NJ Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center for Law and Social Policy DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Organ Alliance Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Providence Foundation RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
CareMessage United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
College of William and Mary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
City and County of Honolulu United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Organ Alliance Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Internews Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Impact Experience Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Virginia Tech United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Texas at Austin United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Living Goods United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Network of Abortion Funds United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,000,000

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13110 records found.