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)
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
Aalto University Foundation N/A Finland Education Donor Advised 2018 170,296
Samy Maroun Center for Space, Time and the Quantum N/A France Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 355,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
RIKEN N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Clean Clothes Campaign N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Page SUM 788,084

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Living Hope Ministries in Haiti Inc. Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,499
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 325
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Centerville Presbyterian Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
iMentor Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Lung Association in California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,979,449

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13110 records found.
Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California CA Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Gatos Museum Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 158,376
Asian Pacific Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
ITT Bay Area Alumni CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Notre Dame Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200
KIPP Bay Area Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Barbara Sheng Zhen Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Learning and Loving Education Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 345,076

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Lynbrook High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Siskiyou Food Assistance Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Weed Friends of the Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Science Buddies United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Compass Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Small Things United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Culturetrust Greater Philadelphia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 429,500

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13110 records found.