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)
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National University Corporation Kyoto University N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tarjimly, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Oceana, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 4,280,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National University Corporation Kyoto University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tarjimly, Inc. Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 4,280,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Mid-Pacific Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National University Corporation Kyoto University Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tarjimly, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 4,280,800

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13280 records found.