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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 830
Help Lesotho N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,082
Governing Council of the University of Toronto N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 6,484
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
We Animals Media N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Learning for a Sustainable Future N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,300
University of Western Ontario N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
League of Innovators N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Cat Action Team N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 202
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,930
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
Page SUM 442,585

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 752,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,218,225

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,930
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
Parkdale Centre for Innovation Canada Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning - McGill U Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metro Mothers Network Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation Canada International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Massey-Vanier Scholarship Bursary Fund Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 77,000
Light Up The World Canada Environment Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Light Up The World Canada Environment Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
CyberEquality Inc Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 55,217
Sunnybrook Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Canada Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
FoodShare Toronto Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Sunnybrook Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 663,755

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