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)
Association for the Protection of Altai Cultural Heritage N/A Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. N/A Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Construir Futuro N/A Peru Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,700
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,919
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Educandario - Centro De Reabilitacao Sao Joao Batista N/A Brazil Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,750
Forever Costa Rica N/A Costa Rica Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 61,339
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 199,940
Help Lesotho N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
International Council on Monuments and Sites N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
PEN Consultoria y Formacion SLU N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Kivulini Trust N/A Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 182,372
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Cultural Center Asha N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,150
Vanuatu National Statistics Office N/A Vanuatu Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,643
Page SUM 3,720,791

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,041,487

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Film Independent Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Hope Partnership Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
French American International School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
FUSE Corps CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
GRID Alternatives CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,950
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ignite CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Institute for Field Research CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Internet Security Research Group CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Junior State of America Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 66,500
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
League of California Community Foundations CA General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 663,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Working Dogs for Conservation Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,527
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
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 55,000
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
Page SUM 688,327

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13280 records found.