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)
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Values at Work A Multi-State Consortium N/A WI United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A WI United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 31,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Voces de la Frontera N/A WI United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
South Milwaukee High School N/A WI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 900,142

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Alameda County Arts Commission Alameda Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay Area Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Omni Commons Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Partnership for Children and Youth Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 685
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Groundswell Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Slicker Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Page SUM 638,568

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13110 records found.
Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ProBuColls Association WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 31,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South Milwaukee High School WI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 175,858
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Beloit College WI Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Discovery World, Ltd. WI Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Voces de la Frontera WI Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 894,852

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Page SUM 657,250

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13110 records found.