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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 15
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 20
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 21
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 22
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 38
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 40
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 78
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 100
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 110
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 119
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 134
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A International Organization England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 147
NASSCOM Foundation N/A International Organization India Sciences Corporate Advised 2020 199
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Chinatown Community Development Center Inc San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 200
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
Page SUM 2,068

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14797 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2020
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 15
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 20
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 21
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 22
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 38
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 40
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 78
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 100
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 110
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 119
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 134
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 147
NASSCOM Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2020 199
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Equal Justice Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Chinatown Community Development Center Inc San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 200
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
Page SUM 2,068

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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association CA Education Donor Advised 2020
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 78
Minnesota Public Radio MN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
Science Friday Initiative Inc NY Sciences Donor Advised 2020 200
South Bay Musical Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
Cornell University IA Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Ignite CA Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Sigma XI The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc NC Sciences Donor Advised 2020 200
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
National Parks Conservation Association DC Other Donor Advised 2020 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
South Yuba River Citizens League CA Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
Friends of Trione-Annadel State Park CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Page SUM 3,678

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association United States Education Donor Advised 2020
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 15
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 20
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 21
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 22
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 38
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 40
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 78
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 100
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 110
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 119
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 134
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 147
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2020 199
Commonwealth Club of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Chinatown Community Development Center Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 200
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
Page SUM 2,068

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14797 records found.