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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A OR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A SC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Prashanthi Nilayam Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Association of University Women Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
City of Fremont Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,800
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Prashanthi Nilayam Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Association of University Women Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
City of Fremont Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,800
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Prashanthi Nilayam United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Austin Science Education Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Association of University Women Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ag Yoneticileri Dernegi Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
City of Fremont United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,800
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