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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United We Dream Network, Inc. N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Project Drawdown Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Barack Obama Foundation N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Compassion Institute San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Health Care Without Harm N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Southern New Hampshire University N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Arizona Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United We Dream Network, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Project Drawdown Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Barack Obama Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Compassion Institute San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Health Care Without Harm N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Southern New Hampshire University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Arizona Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Time for a Change Foundation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United We Dream Network, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Teach For All Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Project Drawdown United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Barack Obama Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Compassion Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Greenlining Institute United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula Arts Guild United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Health Care Without Harm United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Southern New Hampshire University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
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13110 records found.