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)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Lucy Burns Institute Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Washington STEM Center N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University N/A WA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 380
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 39,780
Sonrisa Immaculata N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 746
350Seattleorg N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Association of Washington Generals N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,068
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 299,574

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 645,533

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Healthy Minds Innovations Inc WI Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Act for Congo Inc WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,564
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Seattle Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Growing Veterans WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center on Contemporary Art WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South King County Food Coalition WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Methow Housing Trust WA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
African Entrepreneurship Collective WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org WA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 5,316,814

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Living Beyond Breast Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
One Refugee Child Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Paws Chicago United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dressember Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,541,000

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13110 records found.