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 Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo N/A ID United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Arizona State University Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Texas at Dallas N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart N/A OH United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Tolar Elementary School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A QC Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club N/A WA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Arizona State University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Texas at Dallas N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Tolar Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. MD Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lone Survivor Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Families Forward CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St Benedict Parish & Schools IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 467,712

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Workshop Houston United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Arizona State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Austin Habitat for Humanity United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Texas at Dallas United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Tolar Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 367,102

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13110 records found.