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)
Sunday Breakfast Mission Inc N/A DE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Computer Reach N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
Diakonie de La Tour N/A Austria Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
The Stride Center Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 155,031
Franklin Elementary School PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,125
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Rural Volunteers Centre N/A India Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
College Bridge Academy N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Estes Hills Elementary N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 410,706

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunday Breakfast Mission Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Computer Reach N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
Diakonie de La Tour N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 155,031
Franklin Elementary School PTO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,125
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Rural Volunteers Centre N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
College Bridge Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Estes Hills Elementary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 410,706

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Carolina A&T State University NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
Orange County Coastkeeper CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Potter Valley Community Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Self Enhancement Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Citizens Foundation USA IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The University of Texas at Austin TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Environmental Federation of North Carolina Inc NC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 200
Urban Gleaners OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Villanova University PA Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation Inc CT Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hilltop Preparatory School Inc PA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 285,166
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Prevention Action Alliance OH Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 584,166

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunday Breakfast Mission Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Computer Reach United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
Diakonie de La Tour Austria Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
The Stride Center United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 155,031
Franklin Elementary School PTO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Texas Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,125
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Rural Volunteers Centre India Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
College Bridge Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Estes Hills Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 410,706

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13280 records found.