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)
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Champions Education Association N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A OR United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canary Fund San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
One Goal IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Inquiry Facilitators Inc NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for the Carolinas NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Other Side of the Dunes FL Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Salt Lake Community Action Program UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 347,500
Growing Gardens CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.