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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc N/A WY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Center for the Arts N/A WY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. N/A WV United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. N/A WV United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
W VA Council of Churches N/A WV United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. N/A WV United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A WI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development N/A WI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Marquette University N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Northwest Passage Limited N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Incorporated N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc N/A WI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Jeffery Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A WI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,007,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Page SUM 1,217,979

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. WV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
W VA Council of Churches WV Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Morgridge Institute for Research Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2019 520,223
Alpha Sigma Nu, Incorporated WI Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jeffery Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization WI Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 58,895
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 1,238,018

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,217,200

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