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)
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Ruhr-Universiteit Bochum N/A Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 101,370
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
USENIX Association Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
Boy Scouts of America Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ChickTech N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
St. Gabriel School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,438
United Negro College Fund, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
High Plains Helping Hands Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Ruhr-Universiteit Bochum N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 101,370
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
Boy Scouts of America Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ChickTech N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
St. Gabriel School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
STREAT Ltd. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,438
United Negro College Fund, Inc. San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
High Plains Helping Hands Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 448,836

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment Inc CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Impact on Education CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Literacy Pittsburgh CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Association of University Women CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Centro Cultural Mexicano CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,663
Wilsonville Robotics Stewardship Group OR Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,100
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 115,195
American National Red Cross TX Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 666,958

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California at San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Ruhr-Universiteit Bochum Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 101,370
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
USENIX Association United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
IEEE Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ChickTech United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
St. Gabriel School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,438
United Negro College Fund, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Working Wardrobes for a New Start United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
High Plains Helping Hands Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 448,836

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13280 records found.