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)
Port Royal Primary and Infant School N/A Jamaica Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ermetal Teknolojik Egitimler Vakfi N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,450
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines N/A Iceland Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Pacific Network on Globalisation N/A Fiji Community Development Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Association Consortium pour les Aires et Territ N/A Switzerland Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JINC N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
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
Page SUM 3,072,992

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Radio Pooya Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Page SUM 296,950

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Have a Ball Foundation, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Immaculate Conception Academy CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Philosophical Research CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto Charitable Foundation CA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Los Gatos Youth Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County CA Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Mission Economic Development Agency CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City CA Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland School for the Arts CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Operation Freedom Paws CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacifica Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Performing Arts Workshop Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 169,850

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wonderfest United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Page SUM 506,850

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