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)
Simprints N/A England Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marria N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
The Mary Hare Foundation N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
University of Ulster N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teesside University N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
SCI Foundation N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 581
Forest Peoples Programme N/A England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Page SUM 16,403,084

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 652,850

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
Page SUM 124,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Simprints England Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marria England International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
The Mary Hare Foundation England Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
University of Ulster England Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teesside University England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
SCI Foundation England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
Reprezent ltd England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 581
Forest Peoples Programme England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Page SUM 16,403,084

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13280 records found.