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)
Birchwood Middle School N/A RI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools N/A OR United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universitas Widyatama N/A Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A WV United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
India Vision Foundation N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Stanly Community College N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Birchwood Middle School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universitas Widyatama N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
India Vision Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Stanly Community College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
United Way Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Italian Home for Children Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Birchwood Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Uptown Tenderloin Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universitas Widyatama Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
Give Something Back to Berlin Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
India Vision Foundation India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Stanly Community College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
United Way Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.