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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 372,900
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Makesoil N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American College of Radiation Oncology Inc. N/A WA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Awamaki US N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Arts Northwest N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Core Gift Institute N/A WA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
New Stories N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
COLTURA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 6,161,080

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 119,345

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Access Institute for Psychological Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Achieve Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Acres, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Place to Turn Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 462,562

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