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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Association Carillon N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board N/A MS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A NE United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Acortar Distancias A.C. N/A Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Design that Matters Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association Carillon N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Acortar Distancias A.C. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Design that Matters Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 515,986

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Unioto Elementary School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Unbound KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Community Cycles CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spark Program Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association of Volunteers in International Service USA Inc MD International Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Discovery World, Ltd. WI Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Page SUM 201,919

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association Carillon France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Institute of Innovation Digital Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Acortar Distancias A.C. Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Design that Matters Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 515,986

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13110 records found.