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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation N/A Canada Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Erromango Cultural Association N/A Vanuatu Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,267
Ganji Tabiat N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 26,250
Mashvarati Ecology N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 64,100
Animals Australia Federation N/A Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH N/A Germany Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Center for Indigenous Questions N/A Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 185,039
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
itwillbe N/A Spain Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation N/A South Korea Health Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Childhope Philippines Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,875
Page SUM 5,578,137

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 254,250

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Coding Tomorrow Initiative CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Companions in Waiting Rescue & Adoption Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Desert Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Unity Care Group CA Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
French American International School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 346,133

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 683,150

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