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 Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh N/A Bangladesh Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 390,327

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 390,327

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Posse Foundation Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reel Stories CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Internews Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mill City Grows Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Civic Ventures CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
School on Wheels Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Saturday Academy OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Para Los Ninos CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 589,920

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh Bangladesh Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 390,327

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13110 records found.