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)
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
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak N/A Panama Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,800
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs N/A AR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 372,969

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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
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,800
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 483,639

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Khan Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Bonding Against Adversity Inc TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Super Stars Literacy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Blue Engine Inc NY Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Carver Elementary School SC Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Novaworks Foundation CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Center for Excellence in Education VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 349,635

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12587 records found.
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
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak Panama Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,800
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 387,719

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13110 records found.