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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Glacier National Park Conservancy N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vista Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Govern For America Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Haven House Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Hilltop School San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Society for Technology in Education N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kilohana Kai N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 292,177

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,111,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 131,579
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 4,539,731

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Dance for Humanity CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Working Wardrobes for a New Start CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 615,850

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Glacier National Park Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vista Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Govern For America Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Haven House Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Hilltop School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Ignite United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Society for Technology in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kilohana Kai United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 292,177

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13280 records found.