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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
Per Scholas Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
NextFlex Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Centennial State Ballet N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A IL United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brackens Kitchen Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
World Pulse Voices N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Barrio Logan College Institute N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 687,783

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vision Now N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
Per Scholas Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
NextFlex Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Centennial State Ballet N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brackens Kitchen Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
World Pulse Voices N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Barrio Logan College Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 687,783

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StartOut CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ventures WA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Italian Home for Children Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Best Buddies International, Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Adoption Team OR Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 436,515

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vision Now United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
Per Scholas Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
NextFlex United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Centennial State Ballet United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Marin Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brackens Kitchen Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
World Pulse Voices United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Barrio Logan College Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 687,783

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13110 records found.