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)
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Orphans Africa N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dreams for Schools N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A IL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A HR India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Orphans Africa N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
College of William and Mary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dreams for Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cara Program IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
One Goal IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Inquiry Facilitators Inc NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Texas Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 322,940

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Millbrae Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Orphans Africa United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
College of William and Mary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dreams for Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Chicago Horticultural Society United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Bal Raksha Bharat India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
AIESEC Italia Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 285,350

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13110 records found.