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 descending Year Amount (USD)
New Moms Inc N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A QLD Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A PR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Oxfam India N/A India International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wose Community Church of Oakland Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics New York Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New Moms Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Oxfam India N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wose Community Church of Oakland Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics New York Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sankara Eye Foundation USA CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Innovations for Learning Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer CAREpoint CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southwest Human Development AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Musicians on Call Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Carrillo PTO Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Boulder Treasures Inc CO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New Moms Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Austin Habitat for Humanity United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ruling Our Experiences Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur India Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Oxfam India India International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wose Community Church of Oakland United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics New York Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.