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)
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Union Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Higher Ground Academy N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Camp Ker-Anna N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Union Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Fitted for Work N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Higher Ground Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Camp Ker-Anna N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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