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)
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Tabletochki N/A Ukraine Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Escuela Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Puerto Rico Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Refugee Enterprise N/A Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
National University Corporation Kyoto University N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,178
Humane Society International India N/A India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,039,124
Capacity N/A Switzerland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Lebanese University N/A Lebanon Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Centre for Agriculture Research and Entrepreneurship N/A Mauritius Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust N/A Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,250
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Obi Zulol Public Organization of the Union of Public Organiz N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Seongnam City Social Welfare Council N/A South Korea Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 71,300
Mi Gran Esperanza A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 5,452,926

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,082,038

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Handful Players Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
DYF CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prostate Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Raheem AI CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of NTU FNTU CA Higher Education Donor Advised 2019 70,668
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Hope Partnership Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California College of the Arts CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,186,068

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yaffed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 350,500

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