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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A IL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A NSW Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colon Cancer Alliance DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
La Raza Services Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 313,092

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greater Chicago Food Depository United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 354,507

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13110 records found.