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)
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Dome of Hope Organization Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Better Bennington Corporation N/A VT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. N/A IA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
City of King N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 269,352
Page SUM 1,655,671

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Dome of Hope Organization Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Better Bennington Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
City of King N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 269,352
Page SUM 1,655,671

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. OK Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
La Cocina Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
Community Life Network Incorporated CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Asian Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey NJ Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,750,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,883,429

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of San Jose United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Dome of Hope Organization Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Better Bennington Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
City of King United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 269,352
Page SUM 1,655,671

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13110 records found.