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 Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A OR United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A CO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs N/A AR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative NM Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Corvallis Public Schools Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Providence Foundation RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Dallas Film Society Inc TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
A New Direction Beverly Morgan Park IL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jesuit High School OR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Page SUM 476,395

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boulder Treasures Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 404,389

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13110 records found.