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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate 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 County Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Gates Philanthropy Partners N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The WinWin Collective Inc N/A WA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
World Vision, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Life Foundation USA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Youthcare N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Puget Sound N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
World Vision, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A WA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 15,386,906

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,082,038

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education WA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Gates Philanthropy Partners WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 101,999
Public Defender Association WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
Ashesi University Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
University of Puget Sound WA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The WinWin Collective Inc WA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
Makesoil WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Scholar Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Omprakash Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
South King County Food Coalition WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 15,840,765

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 881,298

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13280 records found.