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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear N/A SP Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies N/A Bulgaria Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Castle Rock Charter School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Sabores Well San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mayama A.C. N/A Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A TN United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A OR United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
eForHum N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,600
Radiating Hope Inc N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 462,602

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Castle Rock Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Sabores Well San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mayama A.C. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
eForHum N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,600
Radiating Hope Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 462,602

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Philanthropy Roundtable DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Colorado Friendship CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Music From Bear Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Global Oncology, Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ruskin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Boys and Girls Club of America GA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 249,980

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies Bulgaria Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Denver Rescue Mission United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Castle Rock Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Sabores Well United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mayama A.C. Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
eForHum Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,600
Radiating Hope Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 462,602

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13110 records found.