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)
FodevareBanken Denmark N/A Denmark Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc N/A KS United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A NM United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Little Steps N/A SC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
FodevareBanken Denmark N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 209,210

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Feeding San Diego CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
Fishers Landing P T O WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Boulder Ballet CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hillsboro SD 1J OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
myAgro Farms CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Childrens Alopecia Project PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Chicago IL Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
University of Illinois at Chicago IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 650,382

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