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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sabores Well San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inside the Outdoors Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fishers Landing P T O N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. N/A CO United States International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 409,905

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Uniunea Profesorilor de Informatica din Romania N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Page SUM 593,472

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Page SUM 1,571,465

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Starting Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Uniunea Profesorilor de Informatica din Romania Romania Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Page SUM 593,472

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13110 records found.