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)
Center for Responsive Politics N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Video Volunteers Marin CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prosperity Now N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Solidago Foundation N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A FL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 2,577,413

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Responsive Politics N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Video Volunteers Marin Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prosperity Now N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Solidago Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 2,577,413

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Unify the World CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 86,066
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Somos Mayfair Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
American Gold Star Mothers Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
Exhibition District CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Consumer Reports Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hands at Work in Africa USA CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 240
Yellow Ribbon Fund, Inc. MD Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Public Health Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Churchill Club CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc FL Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 263,291

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Responsive Politics United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Video Volunteers United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prosperity Now United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Solidago Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Somos Mayfair Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 2,577,413

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13110 records found.