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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Root Capital, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Internews Network N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 62,500
The Global Development Incubator Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Kenya HELP San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International N/A IL United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Madre Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Water Wells for Africa N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,074
Asylum Welcome N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 601,774

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Root Capital, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Internews Network N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 62,500
The Global Development Incubator Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Kenya HELP San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Madre Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Water Wells for Africa N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,074
Asylum Welcome N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 601,774

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Business Executives for National Security DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Innovations for Poverty Action CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Israel Project, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Edify CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 900
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Global Development Incubator Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 -103,500
Soliya Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,556,773
Root Capital, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project Healthy Children MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HIAS, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Principe Productions Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 3,839,023

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Root Capital, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Internews Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 62,500
The Global Development Incubator Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Kenya HELP United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Carter Center, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Madre Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
One Dollar For Life United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Water Wells for Africa United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,074
Asylum Welcome England International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 601,774

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13110 records found.