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, and corporate 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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 199,940
Help Lesotho N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cultural Center Asha N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,550
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,643
Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Association NQT N/A France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Consultoria Tecnica Comunitaria A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 57,100
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 73,750
Leratong Joy for One N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Educandario - Centro De Reabilitacao Sao Joao Batista N/A Brazil Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
International Council on Monuments and Sites N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Page SUM 3,383,788

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,082,288

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
San Jose Downtown Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Beautiful Day CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Calaveras Big Trees Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
California Waterfowl Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Caravan To Class CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 288,775

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 652,900

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