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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Women's Development and Research N/A India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Pearl Elegance Foundation N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
High-Tech High Heels N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Weston Travel Ball Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Higher College of Technology N/A Oman Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
1M1B Foundation N/A NV United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FodevareBanken Denmark N/A Denmark Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Women's Development and Research N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Pearl Elegance Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
High-Tech High Heels N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Weston Travel Ball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Higher College of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
1M1B Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FodevareBanken Denmark N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 142,582

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 65,896

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Women's Development and Research India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Pearl Elegance Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
High-Tech High Heels United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Weston Travel Ball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Higher College of Technology Oman Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FodevareBanken Denmark Denmark Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 142,582

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13110 records found.