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)
Chelmsford High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ames Comm School District N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Good Plus Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Momentum Group N/A ID United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ames Comm School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Good Plus Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Momentum Group N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Center for Venture Education Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Friendship United Methodist Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Constitution Center PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Angel Food CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 348,471

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