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)
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A NM United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
Page SUM 268,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
Page SUM 271,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Vrain Community Montessori School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oakland Public Education Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Loved Twice CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. MD Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Isha Foundation Inc TN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Frank L. Huff Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Baylor University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hustle Sports CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Page SUM 238,211

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Science and Technology Museum Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
Grandmas House of Hope United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Page SUM 370,700

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