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)
Corte Madera Larkspur Foundation Marin CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The GEANCO Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Filling in the Blankets Inc N/A CT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 66,392
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development N/A WI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
itwillbe N/A Spain Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation N/A South Korea Health Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc N/A AK United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project Angel Heart N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Channel One Inc N/A MN United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Corte Madera Larkspur Foundation Marin Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The GEANCO Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Filling in the Blankets Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 66,392
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
itwillbe N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project Angel Heart N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Channel One Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lafayette Partners in Education CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Durham County NC Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Internet Security Research Group CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Attention Inc. CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Dayton Foundation OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc UT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Common Threads TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,754
University of Colorado Foundation CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Franklin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 510,454

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Corte Madera Larkspur Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The GEANCO Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Filling in the Blankets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 66,392
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
itwillbe Spain Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation South Korea Health Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project Angel Heart United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Channel One Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Core Council of the Philippines Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 385,684

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13280 records found.