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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Internet Society N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Partners N/A CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,850
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Soroptimist International of the Americas Inc Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,068,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Internet Society N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Partners N/A Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,850
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Soroptimist International of the Americas Inc Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,068,650

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Impact Experience Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Partners CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
The Niskanen Center, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Foundation for Regional Transit CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
La Cocina Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Water Missions International SC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Agenda Project, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Public Health Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Doing Good Together MN Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Solutions Journalism Network Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 624,000
Burning Man Project CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
National Lead for America Inc NC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Cycles CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
GreenLight Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City of San Jose CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,480,878

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact Experience Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Internet Society United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Partners United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,850
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Upstart Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Soroptimist International of the Americas Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,068,650

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13110 records found.