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)
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
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Page SUM 677,883

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
South Bay Islamic Association CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Bonding Against Adversity Inc TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Super Stars Literacy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 503,384

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Page SUM 677,883

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13110 records found.