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 Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OneGoal N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OneGoal N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Page SUM 608,585

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Schumann Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City of Fremont CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Challenger Middle School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Shriners Hospitals for Children CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Kids of Kathmandu Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc MD Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boston Cares Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Page SUM 412,623

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