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)
When We All Vote N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 311,390
When We All Vote N/A DC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 500
When We All Vote N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 100,000
When We All Vote N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 2,500
When We All Vote N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Whiskeytown Environmental School Community N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
White Buffalo Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 500
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Whitfield School Inc N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
Whitman College Board of Trustees N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 3,000
Whole Armour International Church N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,300
Wichita Childrens Home N/A KS United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 12,000
Wigs for Kids Inc N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2020 1,800
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
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Granteesort descending Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
When We All Vote N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 311,390
When We All Vote N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 500
When We All Vote N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 100,000
When We All Vote N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 2,500
When We All Vote N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Whiskeytown Environmental School Community N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
White Buffalo Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2020 500
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Whitfield School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
Whitman College Board of Trustees N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 3,000
Whole Armour International Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,300
Wichita Childrens Home N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 12,000
Wigs for Kids Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2020 1,800
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Page SUM 698,290

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