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)
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Salt Lake Community Action Program N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
WorldSkills International N/A Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Colorado Education Initiative N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Russian Federation Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Salt Lake Community Action Program N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
WorldSkills International N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Colorado Education Initiative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Diego River Park Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Family Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
Tualatin STEAM Team OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
The Gathering TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Promises2Kids Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Salt Lake Community Action Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
WorldSkills International Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Colorado Education Initiative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Four Block Foundation Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice Russian Federation Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.