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)
Music From Bear Valley N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
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
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation N/A TX United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Music From Bear Valley N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
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
Womens Council on African American Affairs N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fitted for Work N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Page SUM 457,547

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Inclusion Org Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgetown University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
The Youth Science Institute CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Atlas Service Corps Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Cal-Wood Education Center CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trout Unlimited Inc CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Page SUM 338,867

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Music From Bear Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
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
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Page SUM 457,547

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13110 records found.