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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Best Chance N/A NM United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A KA India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Well Community Development Corporation N/A OH United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Cause Fund Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Code Orange Robotics Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Best Chance N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Hakchon Theater N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Well Community Development Corporation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Heifer Project International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Cause Fund Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Code Orange Robotics Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Cancer CAREpoint CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southwest Human Development AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Musicians on Call Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. WI Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Carrillo PTO Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
The Philadelphia Academies Inc PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Ames High School IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Page SUM 705,577

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Best Chance United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Friends School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Hakchon Theater South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Techbridge Girls United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Well Community Development Corporation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Heifer Project International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Cause Fund Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Code Orange Robotics Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Page SUM 486,908

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13110 records found.