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)
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief N/A VA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Best Chance N/A NM United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Arizona State University Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Texas at Dallas N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart N/A OH United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A QC Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Best Chance N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Arizona State University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Texas at Dallas N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 468,685

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Internet Society VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Nations Foundation Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Regents Research Institute, Inc. GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -19,266
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
My Brothers Keeper Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ariel Outreach Mission CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PowerMyLearning Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TechBridge Inc. GA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Music From Bear Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 393,809

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Best Chance United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Arizona State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Texas at Dallas United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 468,685

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13110 records found.