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)
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Very Large Data Bases N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ARVI TRUST N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 34,303
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Feeding San Diego N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jaipur Foot Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Very Large Data Bases N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ARVI TRUST N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 34,303
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Feeding San Diego N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jaipur Foot Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Service Organizations Inc DC Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mayer Elementary School IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
G3 Powerhouse IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Page SUM 260,331

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Beyond The Spectrum Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Very Large Data Bases United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ARVI TRUST India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 34,303
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Feeding San Diego United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jaipur Foot Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Page SUM 760,486

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13110 records found.