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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Research Council of Italy N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 155,000
Universita' Degli Studi Di Padova N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 42,030
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
A Halozati Tudas Terjeszteseert Programiroda Alapitvany N/A Hungary Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Rosa N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 947,100
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
University of Eastern Finland N/A Finland Education Donor Advised 2018 100,917
The University of Edinburgh N/A Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 116,534
ICT Academy N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 135,876
Page SUM 2,179,074

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity Alameda Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Half the Sky Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Student Cooperative Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,436,300

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Covenant House Alaska AK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alaska Community Foundation AK General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Social Services AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Horseshoe Farm AL Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 65,283

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Pangea Legal Services United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Carnegie Mellon University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Maplight United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Institute for Local Government United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Cancer Prevention Institute of California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Summit Preparatory Charter High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM -833,750

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