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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 114,748
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Goldsmiths, University of London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 47,660
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer N/A Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. N/A Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
University of Nicosia N/A Cyprus Education Donor Advised 2019 444,000
Forever Costa Rica N/A Costa Rica Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo N/A Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,475
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Universidad de Chile N/A Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
Massey-Vanier Scholarship Bursary Fund N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 77,000
Metro Mothers Network N/A Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Page SUM 2,610,928

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 255,550

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Founders For Good Limited England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2019 114,748
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Goldsmiths, University of London England Education Donor Advised 2019 47,660
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Corporacion Edutec Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
University of Nicosia Cyprus Education Donor Advised 2019 444,000
Forever Costa Rica Costa Rica Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,475
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Universidad de Chile Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
Massey-Vanier Scholarship Bursary Fund Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 77,000
Metro Mothers Network Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Page SUM 2,610,928

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