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)
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
L A Works Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universitas Widyatama N/A Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A WI United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A WV United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
L A Works Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universitas Widyatama N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Leap Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,630
Page SUM 898,871

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
L A Works Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Uptown Tenderloin Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universitas Widyatama Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
Give Something Back to Berlin Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Discovery World, Ltd. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 397,427

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13110 records found.