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, and corporate 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)
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (GTE) LTD N/A Sri Lanka Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation N/A CO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ashoka N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
One Mission Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 455,072

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
US Lacrosse Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (GTE) LTD N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ashoka N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
College of William and Mary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
One Mission Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 455,072

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teach For All Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ruskin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Nations Foundation Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Regents Research Institute, Inc. GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -19,266
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
The Education Fund Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Per Scholas Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 327,514

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (GTE) LTD Sri Lanka Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ashoka United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
College of William and Mary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
One Mission Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 455,072

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13110 records found.