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)
The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ultra Sports Science Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
George Mason University N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Global Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Agapao Inc N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grantmakers for Education N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ultra Sports Science Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
George Mason University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Global Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Agapao Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grantmakers for Education N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 1,956,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ultra Sports Science Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
George Mason University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Global Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Agapao Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grantmakers for Education United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 1,956,400

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13280 records found.