Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Jos N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Rape Crisis North East CLG N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Koinonia Family Life, Inc. N/A NJ United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Project Home N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Good Plus Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
St. Xavier High School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 287,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Jos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Rape Crisis North East CLG N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Koinonia Family Life, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Project Home N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Good Plus Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
St. Xavier High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 287,925

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Shriners Hospitals for Children CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Philadelphia Academies Inc PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Ames High School IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boston Cares Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Page SUM 483,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Jos Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The FreeBSD Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Rape Crisis North East CLG Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Koinonia Family Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Project Home United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Good Plus Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
St. Xavier High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 287,925

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13110 records found.