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, and corporate 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)
Jounce Partners Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Pepin Academies Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc N/A GA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jounce Partners Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Pepin Academies Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 409,546

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Aim High for High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Virginia Tech VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Town Lake Trail Foundation TX Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School DE Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 635,270

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jounce Partners Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Pepin Academies Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 409,546

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13110 records found.