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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Melbourne N/A VIC Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research N/A VIC Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney N/A NSW Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International N/A VIC Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD N/A Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney N/A NSW Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Wantok Musik Foundation N/A VIC Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The University of Sydney N/A NSW Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A VIC Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A QLD Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead N/A NSW Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A NSW Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel N/A NSW Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 712,211

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Community Gatepath San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 65,000
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Son of a Saint N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Independent Voter Education N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Acre Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bail Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 5,612,550

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Family & Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Reading Results OR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 525
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Seattle Theatre Group WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Focus on the Family CO Other Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Network of Abortion Funds PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
O'Neill Sea Odyssey CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
Page SUM 876,975

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Melbourne Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 712,211

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