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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National District Attorneys Association N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 774,994
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. N/A VA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. N/A VA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Operation Smile, Inc. N/A VA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Foundation N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 197,740
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ashoka N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Fairfax Releaf N/A VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
United Way Worldwide N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 1,046,634

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
OneSky Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 8,200
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Oakland Museum of California Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Oakland Museum of California Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Oakland Community Land Trust Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 2,572,410

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Our Military Kids, Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Backpack Buddies Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 38,100
Air Force Association VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,871,810
STEM for Her Foundation VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,200
Murder Accountability Project VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,405,332
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 -866
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 12,500
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 11,752,676

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
William Jessup University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wilsonville Robotics Stewardship Group United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wogrammer Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,250
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woke Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 6,980,750

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13280 records found.