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)
Watson N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A NM United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Beat the Streets Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Watson N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Beat the Streets Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Otis J Brock III Elementary School GA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Project LEARN Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 220,500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Society of Women Engineers CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Strong City Baltimore MD Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Computer Science Teachers Association LLC IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
First Presbyterian Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2019 31,707
Vail Health Services Foundation CO Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Women Founders Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
New Community Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Watson United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Beat the Streets Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Civic Foundation for Innovation Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Fight for Life Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Freefrom United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
University of Cincinnati Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Impact STEM Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Lowell Family YMCA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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13280 records found.