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)
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
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
The Foundation Schools N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Little Steps N/A SC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
The Foundation Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Canary Fund San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc GA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Cherry Creek High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
OneOC CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Beyond The Spectrum Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Radiating Hope Inc UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mayo Clinic AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Valley of the Sun United Way AZ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Spy Hop Productions Inc UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastal Watershed Council United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
The Foundation Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Center for Venture Education Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
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13110 records found.