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, and corporate 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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Water Org Inc N/A MO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Excellence in Education N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Looking Glass Community Services N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kgwale Le Mollo US N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Maasai American Organization N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo N/A ID United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Better Angels Society Inc N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iowa State University Foundation N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Water Org Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Excellence in Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Looking Glass Community Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kgwale Le Mollo US N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Maasai American Organization N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Better Angels Society Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iowa State University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StartOut CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ventures WA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Italian Home for Children Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mission Valley ROCP CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Best Buddies International, Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 215,308

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Morgan Autism Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Water Org Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Excellence in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Looking Glass Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kgwale Le Mollo US United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Maasai American Organization United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Better Angels Society Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 320,500

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13110 records found.