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)
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GreenLight Fund Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
B Lab Company N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Page SUM 1,016,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GreenLight Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
B Lab Company N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Page SUM 1,016,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Methodist University TX Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Scotts Valley High School Falcon Club CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Hawes Elementary CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Super Stars Literacy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New York University MD Education Donor Advised 2018 163,755
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 39,942
Emory University GA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,200,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Redwood City School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,722,500
Page SUM 4,588,897

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peten Health United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GreenLight Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Niles Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
B Lab Company United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Commonwealth Club of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Page SUM 1,016,000

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13110 records found.