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 Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
HIAS, Inc. N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 39,780
Hellenic Initative Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
One Acre Fund N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mayan Families N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
One Acre Fund N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Youth Business USA Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 949,675

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
HIAS, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Nuru International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
World Vision N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 39,780
Hellenic Initative Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
One Acre Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mayan Families N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
One Acre Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 953,925

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Charity Global Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 140,160
Mercy Corps OR International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,100
One Dollar For Life CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Land is Life, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Charity: Water NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
J Street Education Fund, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pyxera Global, Inc. DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Kids of Kathmandu Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Water Org Inc MO International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Page SUM 91,255

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 39,780
Hellenic Initative Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Run Hong Kong Ltd Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mayan Families United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Youth Business USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Invisible Children, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 1,466,900

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13110 records found.