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)
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Morgridge Institute for Research Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 520,223
Brooklink, Inc. N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lung Cancer Research Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc N/A WI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Marquette University N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Alpha Sigma Nu, Incorporated N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wausaukee High School N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
Big Life Foundation USA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Washington State University Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Westside Baby N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lakeside School N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project N/A WA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 410,000
Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,237,098

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 312,650

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 58,895
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lung Cancer Research Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development WI Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Marquette University WI Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
College Success Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
Page SUM 1,153,895

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 167,750

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