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.

Granteesort descending Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Welcoming America, Inc. N/A GA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2020 200,000
Weld Food Bank N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 500
Wellspring San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Wendt Center for Loss and Healing N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Wesley San Jose United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wesleyan University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Wesleyan University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wesleyan University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Wesleyan University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2020 8,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 6,800
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 250
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
West Contra Costa Unified School District Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 161,000
West Edge Opera Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 10,000
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
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Granteesort descending Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Welcoming America, Inc. N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2020 200,000
Weld Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 500
Wellspring San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Wendt Center for Loss and Healing N/A Health Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Wesley San Jose United Methodist Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 8,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 6,800
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 250
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
West Contra Costa Unified School District Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2020 161,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 10,000
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
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