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
LearnLaunch Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
UC San Diego Foundation N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 496,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 499,926
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
California Black Media N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
New Profit, Inc. N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
WildAid, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
LearnLaunch Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
UC San Diego Foundation N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 496,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 499,926
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
California Black Media N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
New Profit, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
WildAid, Inc. San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 9,820,926

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
LearnLaunch Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
FUSE Corps United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
UC San Diego Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2018 496,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute England Health Donor Advised 2018 499,926
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
California Black Media United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
New Profit, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
WildAid, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 9,820,926

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13110 records found.