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
RAND Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
River City Community Services N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Equal Citizens Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 342,500

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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
RAND Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
River City Community Services N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Equal Citizens Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 342,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FFWD CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative NM Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Homes for Our Troops MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation MO Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Better Bennington Corporation VT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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
Page SUM 1,036,800

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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
RAND Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
River City Community Services United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Equal Citizens Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 342,500

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13110 records found.