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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hacker Fund N/A CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Watts of Love N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
RAND Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A KY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Praxis Project, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucy Burns Institute Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hacker Fund N/A Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Watts of Love N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
RAND Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Praxis Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucy Burns Institute Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 476,567

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide VA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 147,775
City and County of Honolulu HI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc FL Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Strong City Baltimore MD Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Floreciendo CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Paradise Rotary Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative NM Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 766,437

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hacker Fund United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Watts of Love United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
RAND Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Praxis Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucy Burns Institute Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Tualatin STEAM Team United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 476,567

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13110 records found.