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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A VIC Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 55,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Unbounded Learning Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 800,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A Donor Advised 2018 250,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 45,000
American University in Cairo N/A Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Digital Asia Hub N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A Donor Advised 2018 500
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,445,064

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Northwest Health Foundation II OR Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc KS Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Equality Now, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 2,400
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 3,664
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation NY Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burlingame Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. MA Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,161,158

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 55,000

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