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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Oxfam India N/A India International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
India Vision Foundation N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sevalaya N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Uttarakhand Seva Nidhi Paryavaran Shiksha Sansthan N/A India Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 4,361
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NalandaWay Foundation N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation N/A KA India Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Agastya International Foundation N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 153,577

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 6,981,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Governor Dummer Academy MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of the Smith College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bank Street College of Education NY Education Donor Advised 2018 700,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ravenswood City Elementary School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City Garden Montessori School MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mei Fong and Associates CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center on Halsted IL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Trout CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 1,089,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Oxfam India India International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
India Vision Foundation India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sevalaya India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Surabi Trust India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Uttarakhand Seva Nidhi Paryavaran Shiksha Sansthan India Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Swabodhini Charitable Trust India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 4,361
Sneha Charitable Trust India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NalandaWay Foundation India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation India Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Agastya International Foundation India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 153,577

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13110 records found.