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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Alliance of Local Communities in Hardship Areas (ALCHA) N/A Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Freiburger Munsterbauverein e.V. N/A Germany Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Hawassa University N/A Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Taalim Forum Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,675
UK Youth N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Casa de la Mujer Indigena La Paloma CAMILPA A. C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,900
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Goldsmiths, University of London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 47,660
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Petit Miracles Interiors N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Escuela Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Puerto Rico Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 120,500
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
PROVIDA Foundation N/A Slovakia Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor N/A Malaysia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Page SUM 5,750,038

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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 6,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 22,700
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Page SUM 265,050

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound Casa of Ma AL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Omega of Greater LR Inc AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Arkansas Foundation Inc AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation AR Health Donor Advised 2019 441,527
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation AR Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation AR Health Donor Advised 2019 223,299
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kino Border Initiative Inc AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CDT Kids AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Prescott College, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 39,500
Page SUM 830,776

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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 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
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
Page SUM 214,950

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13280 records found.