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)
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Metro Mothers Network N/A Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
Arc Broward Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Associacio Espiral Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 300
Community Partnership for Child Development N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University N/A Hong Kong Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
FaithActs N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
First Force N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A AZ United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Metro Mothers Network N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
Arc Broward Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Associacio Espiral Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 300
Community Partnership for Child Development N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
FaithActs N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
First Force N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Aspen Institute, Inc. DC Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Estes Hills Elementary NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Father Bills & Mainspring Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation KS Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc NC Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Omega of Greater LR Inc AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Outreach Inc IA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project Wet Foundation MT Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,526
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 16,010
Womens Bean Project CO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Metro Mothers Network Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
Arc Broward Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Associacio Espiral Educacio i Tecnologia Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 300
Community Partnership for Child Development United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
FaithActs Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
First Force United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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13280 records found.