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)
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
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
Boy Scouts of America N/A MO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Sangati N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashoka N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
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
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 324,151

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teach For All Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
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
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
My Brothers Keeper Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ariel Outreach Mission CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boulder Treasures Inc CO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PowerMyLearning Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 399,759

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Sangati United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Discovery World, Ltd. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashoka United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
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
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Project H Design United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 324,151

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13110 records found.