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)
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
EnActe Arts Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
University of Illinois at Chicago N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arizona Pet Project N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Constitution Center N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
EnActe Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
University of Illinois at Chicago N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arizona Pet Project N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Constitution Center N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Inn Between of Longmont Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation NY Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Small Champions Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Olimpico Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Learn Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Better Angels Society Inc VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Page SUM 418,016

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
EnActe Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
University of Illinois at Chicago United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Bay United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Constitution Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 294,450

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13110 records found.