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)
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 86,066
EARN Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Tahirih Justice Center San Mateo CA United States International Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Collective Impact San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Social Progress Imperative Inc N/A DC United States Sciences Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 1,104,399

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 86,066
EARN Inc San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation N/A Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Tahirih Justice Center San Mateo International Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Collective Impact San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Social Progress Imperative Inc N/A Sciences Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 1,104,399

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Northwestern University IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Concrn CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
StoryCorps, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rainforest Trust VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
National Peace Corps Association DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Consumer Watchdog CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NY Education Donor Advised 2018 199,994
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
WonderWork Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 -40,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship BMEC Inc PA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 601,744

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 86,066
EARN Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
National Immigration Forum Inc United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Tahirih Justice Center United States International Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
GreatNonprofits United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Collective Impact United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Social Progress Imperative Inc United States Sciences Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Pacifica Resource Center United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 1,104,399

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13110 records found.