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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Beginnings N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Big Table N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center on Contemporary Art N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends of Youth N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Childhaven N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Partners International N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Climate Solutions N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,207
Sonrisa Immaculata N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 746
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Act for Congo Inc N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,564
Association of Washington Generals N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,068
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Page SUM 564,185

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Half the Sky Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Berkeley Society for the Preservation of Traditional Music Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Healthy Black Families Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Concrn Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 9,000
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 276,950

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Code.org WA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
One By One WA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Schools for Salone WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Puget Sound WA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian I WA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,260
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 410,000
Methow Conservancy WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc WA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. WA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Treehouse WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Read With Me Arusha WA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
The Seattle Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Dove Project WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 722,110

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dressember Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Brown University of Providence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Government Accountability Project, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
For the Girls United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 335,450

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13110 records found.