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)
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Centro de Desarrollo Alternativo Indigena, A.C. N/A Mexico International Development Donor Advised 2019 35,700
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Mashvarati Ecology N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 64,100
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Universite della Svizzera italiana N/A Switzerland Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Fundacion Paraguaya de Cooperacion y Desarrollo N/A Paraguay Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 8,400
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A India Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 271
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 -601
Mwatana for Human Rights N/A Yemen International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Technical University Dnipro Polytechnic N/A Ukraine Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Page SUM 3,530,019

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oakland School for the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
No Immigrants No Spice Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Newark Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Net Impact Alameda Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Net Impact Alameda Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 4,400
Network on Women in Prison Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Network on Women in Prison Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Page SUM 3,843,350

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rape Trauma Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Science is Elementary, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Stagebridge CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
BAYMEC Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Blue Endeavors CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 800,000
FUSE Corps CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 625
Coastside Hope CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GRID Alternatives CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 625,000
Page SUM 2,359,075

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,270
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Windward Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
WomenShelter of Long Beach United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wine Country Marines United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Page SUM 467,404

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13280 records found.