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)
SpaandanB Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Uniunea Profesorilor de Informatica din Romania N/A Romania Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 481,722

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
SpaandanB Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Uniunea Profesorilor de Informatica din Romania N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 481,722

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
South San Jose Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Leland High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Attention Inc. CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 365,473

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
SpaandanB United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Starting Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Uniunea Profesorilor de Informatica din Romania Romania Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 481,722

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13110 records found.