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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
The Foundation Schools N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Horizons Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Einstein Academy N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Tualatin School House Food Pantry N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
The Foundation Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Canary Fund San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Horizons Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Einstein Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Tualatin School House Food Pantry N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 267,710

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Hofstra University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Ruskin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Springs Rescue Mission CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Future Project, Inc. NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 749,298

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Coastal Watershed Council United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
The Foundation Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Horizons Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Institute of Innovation Digital Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Einstein Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Tualatin School House Food Pantry United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 267,710

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13110 records found.