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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Unidos Bridging Community N/A OR United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,158
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends Select School N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,287
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of the Pacific N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 98,875
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Gray Matters Capital Inc N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Varner Elementary School N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A MO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorporated N/A ME United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wigs for Kids Inc N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,800
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 8,800
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. N/A FL United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Bay Area Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 643,420

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Page SUM 211,998

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Page SUM 617,425

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Unidos Bridging Community United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,158
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends Select School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,287
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of the Pacific United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 98,875
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Gray Matters Capital Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Varner Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wigs for Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,800
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 8,800
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Bay Area United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 643,420

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13280 records found.