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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education N/A Canada Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 105,000
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University N/A Hong Kong Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
FaithActs N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Light Up The World N/A Canada Environment Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Australian National University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development N/A South Africa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Further Arts Committee N/A Vanuatu Environment Donor Advised 2019 47,000
Kyrgyz-Ate N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,125
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2019 11,500
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,082
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Foodbank Victoria N/A Australia Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,158
Port Royal Primary and Infant School N/A Jamaica Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ermetal Teknolojik Egitimler Vakfi N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,450
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,698,028

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Music at the Mission Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Mosaic Project Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
Movement Strategy Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 58,794
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 735,494

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Team4Tech Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Forests Forever Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wellspring CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Imagine H2O Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Jewish Family Service of San Diego CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
League of Women Voters of North & Central San Mateo County CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 301,950

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,270
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Windsor Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 664,600

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