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)
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
The Harrison School District Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
Monte Rio Elementary School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The LIVESTRONG Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V. N/A Germany Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Inc N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Super Stars Literacy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Blue Engine Inc NY Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Carver Elementary School SC Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Novaworks Foundation CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Center for Excellence in Education VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Inclusion Org Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgetown University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
The Youth Science Institute CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lewis & Clark College OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 372,132

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boulder Treasures Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 385,889

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13110 records found.