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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West N/A NM United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Water Org Inc N/A MO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Center for Excellence in Education N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Looking Glass Community Services N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Maasai American Organization N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo N/A ID United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Better Angels Society Inc N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 401,135

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Water Org Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Center for Excellence in Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Looking Glass Community Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Maasai American Organization N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Better Angels Society Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 401,135

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Good Karma Bikes CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Descents CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Bright Sky Ministry OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Einstein Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Bonding Against Adversity Inc TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Page SUM 816,201

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Morgan Autism Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Water Org Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Center for Excellence in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Looking Glass Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Maasai American Organization United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Better Angels Society Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 401,135

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13110 records found.