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)
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
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sabores Well San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Olimpico Learning Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grandmas House of Hope N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc N/A MA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sabores Well San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Olimpico Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grandmas House of Hope N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Page SUM 498,307

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ruskin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wickham Elementary School IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Utah UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Radiological Society of North America Inc IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City of King CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. DE Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Friendship United Methodist Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Birchwood Middle School RI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 197,296

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Marin Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sabores Well United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Olimpico Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grandmas House of Hope United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Foundation for the Carolinas United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Page SUM 498,307

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13110 records found.