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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,163
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 64,500
The Prince's Trust N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
University College London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,840,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,832
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 22,701
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,000
University of Ulster N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,625
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,001
Public Health England N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marria N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 126,228
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
Access to Business N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 6,775,450

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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 State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 927,248

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,163
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 64,500
The Prince's Trust England Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
University College London England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,840,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,832
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 22,701
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,000
University of Ulster England Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,625
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,001
Public Health England England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marria England International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 126,228
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 6,775,450

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13280 records found.