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 State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Health Care Without Harm N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Southern New Hampshire University N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Teachers College Columbia University N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 520,000
Animal Equality Italia N/A Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 536,965
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Stichting Mama Cash N/A Netherlands Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 560,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 575,000
Animal Equality Brasil N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 577,020
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. N/A AR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
MDRC N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Health Care Without Harm N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Southern New Hampshire University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Teachers College Columbia University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 520,000
Animal Equality Italia N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 536,965
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Stichting Mama Cash N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 560,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 575,000
Animal Equality Brasil N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 577,020
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
MDRC N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Health Care Without Harm United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Southern New Hampshire University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Teachers College Columbia University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 520,000
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Fundacion Igualdad Animal Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 536,965
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Stichting Mama Cash Netherlands Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 550,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 560,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 575,000
Animal Equality Brasil Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 577,020
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
MDRC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Page SUM 10,793,896

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13110 records found.