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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wickham Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Plan International USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 124,022
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Music From Bear Valley N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cents Ability Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Yonge Street Mission N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 325,422

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Kidney Foundation Inc. NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Home PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Regents of the University of California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
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
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The LIVESTRONG Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 622,751

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