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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Detroit Association of Black Organizations N/A MI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
REDF San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
New Mexico Community Capital N/A NM United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yellowstone Forever N/A WY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Global Diversity Foundation, Inc. N/A VT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Page SUM 950,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Detroit Association of Black Organizations N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
REDF San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ventures N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
New Mexico Community Capital N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yellowstone Forever N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Global Diversity Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Page SUM 950,350

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Grameen Foundation USA DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Issue One DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
The Niskanen Center, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Equal Citizens Foundation DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
GreatNonprofits CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
La Cocina Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Algebra Society Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
EARN Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 667,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
California Federation of Womens Clubs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Detroit Association of Black Organizations United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
REDF United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
New Mexico Community Capital United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Represent.Us Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Global Diversity Foundation, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Page SUM 950,350

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13110 records found.