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)
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A India Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Fundacja Dajmy Szanse N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,550
Capacity N/A Switzerland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Tata Education And Development Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 52,718
A Toda Voz, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Altapass Foundation Inc. N/A Tunisia Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Childhope Philippines Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,875
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,158
Nordic Association for Clinical Physics N/A Finland Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. N/A Germany Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,700
Rakema A.C. N/A Mexico International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Indigenous Movement for Peace Advancement and Conflict Trans N/A Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Page SUM 3,490,937

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Page SUM 80,713

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Verbum Dei High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
DigDeep Right to Water Project CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Ragazzi Boys Chorus CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Regents of the University of California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
New Schools Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Okizu Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Our LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 7,785,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
You Matter Too United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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
Page SUM 631,850

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