Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bay Nature Institute Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Education Trust Inc Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Crosspulse Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kovno Communications Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 748,583

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bay Nature Institute Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Education Trust Inc Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Crosspulse Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kovno Communications Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 748,583

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Women Make Movies Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
WomenShelter of Long Beach CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Wildlife Conservation Society NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Women Donors Network CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wildlife Care Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation MS Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Women Donors Network CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,270
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation MS Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Windsor Elementary School SC Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Women Donors Network CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,000
Page SUM 566,770

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
William Jessup University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Wilsonville Robotics Stewardship Group United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,250
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Page SUM 564,330

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13280 records found.