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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Fabric Association N/A Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Universidad Catolica San Pablo N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 11,600
Fundacao de Apoio a Universidade de Sao Paulo-FUSP N/A Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Development Consortium N/A India International Development Donor Advised 2019 120,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
National Cheng Kung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Delft University of Technology N/A Netherlands Education Corporate Advised 2019 560,145
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Obi Zulol Public Organization of the Union of Public Organiz N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,585
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Turkish National Federation of the Deaf N/A Turkey Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 2,411,854

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,112,500
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 540,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 3,374,725

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 34,600
Mills High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
NAMI Santa Clara County CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
One Warm Coat CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,648
Pachamama Alliance CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Nuru International CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 350
One World Children's Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 27,000
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 168,498

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women in Film United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
William Jessup University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wilsonville Robotics Stewardship Group United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wogrammer Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,250
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Woke Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Page SUM 5,512,050

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13280 records found.