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)
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh N/A Bangladesh Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Jos N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 830,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Jos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 830,200

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Free Geek OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Code for Fun CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 683,928

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh Bangladesh Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Jos Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
The FreeBSD Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 830,200

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13110 records found.