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)
Yonge Street Mission N/A ON Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A TN United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
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
Catholic Charities USA N/A MD United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Dallas Film Society Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Yonge Street Mission N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
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
Catholic Charities USA N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Dallas Film Society Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Yonge Street Mission Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
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
Catholic Charities USA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
Project Open Hand United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Dallas Film Society Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.