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)
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 33,726
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 39,880
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Koinonia Family Life Inc N/A NJ United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Peace 4 Kids N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Build Change N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 830
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -7,500
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Volunteers in Medicine - San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 484,536

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 33,726
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 39,880
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Koinonia Family Life Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Peace 4 Kids N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 830
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 -7,500
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Volunteers in Medicine - San Francisco San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 484,536

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
PTA Minnesota Congress MN Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 -80,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,068
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fenixia Foundation Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Uptown Tenderloin Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hands On Suburban Chicago IL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
OneGoal IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,166
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Science is Elementary, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 35,434

Pages

12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 33,726
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 39,880
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Koinonia Family Life Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Peace 4 Kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 830
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -7,500
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Volunteers in Medicine - San Francisco United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 484,536

Pages

13280 records found.