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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
POETIC N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Essex Fells Borough N/A NJ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief N/A VA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Best Chance N/A NM United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
POETIC N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Essex Fells Borough N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Best Chance N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colon Cancer Alliance DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
La Raza Services Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 341,725

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
POETIC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Essex Fells Borough United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Best Chance United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 391,444

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13110 records found.