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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Casa Nueva Vida Inc N/A MA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
iMentor Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
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
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Casa Nueva Vida Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
iMentor Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 288,560

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Page SUM 1,095,130

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Casa Nueva Vida Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
iMentor United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Center for Venture Education Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 288,560

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13110 records found.