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)
Beach Elementary School N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Educate Together Alameda Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development 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
Page SUM 318,043

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Growing Gardens N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Associacio Espiral, Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hoover Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 485,349

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Internews Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc IL Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. OK Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Philanthropy Roundtable DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 545,014

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Share Our Strength Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Associacio Espiral, Educacio i Tecnologia Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hoover Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies Bulgaria Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Denver Rescue Mission United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 485,349

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13110 records found.