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)
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A NM United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Beat the Streets Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Page SUM 227,192

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Beat the Streets Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Page SUM 227,192

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Leigh High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 33,469
Saratoga High School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boricuactivated DC Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound Casa of Ma AL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
United Nations Foundation Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,475
USENIX Association CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Wings Homeless Advocacy CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hawaiian Islands Land Trust HI Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NJ Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Lowell Catholic High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 201,394

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Beat the Streets Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Civic Foundation for Innovation Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Page SUM 227,192

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13280 records found.