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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Treehouse N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,260
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Kids First Enterprise N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Act for Congo Inc N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,564
Partners International N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Methow Housing Trust N/A WA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Wild Alliance N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Design that Matters Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
SARTECH N/A WA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Orphans Africa N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Climate Solutions N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,207
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 377,029

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 645,533

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13110 records found.
Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. WI Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Neighborhood House Incorporated WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. WA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Code.org WA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
One By One WA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Schools for Salone WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Puget Sound WA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian I WA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ventures WA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc WA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Passlove Charity Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Treehouse WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of Puget Sound WA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sangati WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
5Th Avenue Theatre Association WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 231,070

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Paws Chicago United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dressember Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Brown University of Providence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Government Accountability Project, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 936,000

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13110 records found.