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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka N/A Sri Lanka International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
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
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
Page SUM 303,181

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
She's the First Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Association of Volunteers in International Service USA Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Trades Union Congress - U Care Fund N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 513,217

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,694
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for the Carolinas NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of Texas at Dallas TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
NetHope Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
The Expanding Your Horizons Network CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Syringa Mountain Charter School ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International PR Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mr Hollands Opus Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 333,333
Dress for Success San Francisco CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 733,839

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation South Korea Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
She's the First Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Association of Volunteers in International Service USA Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Trades Union Congress - U Care Fund Singapore Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Page SUM 635,321

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13110 records found.