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)
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A OH United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Soledad-Mission Recreation District N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inc. N/A IN United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 450
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy N/A OK United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Soledad-Mission Recreation District N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 450
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 311,150

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
BMe Networks FL Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Black Media CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Villages of San Mateo County CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Peten Health CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Commonwealth Club of California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey NJ Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
New Orleans Start Up Fund Inc LA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
BeCause For Hope CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Community Ventures CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 3,126,875

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Soledad-Mission Recreation District United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GreenLight Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
GreatNonprofits United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 450
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 311,150

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13110 records found.