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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 602,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Give2Asia Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 602,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Worldwatch Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Resources Institute DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 3,628,644

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Woodson Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Arts West United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Resources Institute United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Page SUM 2,223,860

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13280 records found.