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 State Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 250
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2020 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 3,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 40,000
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
West Valley Light Opera Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 2,000
West Virginia Center for Policy and Budget Inc N/A WV United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 30,000
West Virginia Center for Policy and Budget Inc N/A WV United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 75,000
WestEd San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 250,000
WestEd San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,343,000
WestEd San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 20,400
Western Center on Law and Poverty N/A CA United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 35,000
Western Kentucky University Foundation N/A KY United States Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Western Landowners Alliance N/A MN United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Western Regional Advocacy Project San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Western Rivers Conservancy N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 1,836,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2020 250
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2020 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2020 3,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 40,000
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 500
West Valley Light Opera Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 2,000
West Virginia Center for Policy and Budget Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2020 30,000
West Virginia Center for Policy and Budget Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2020 75,000
WestEd San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2020 250,000
WestEd San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2020 1,343,000
WestEd San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2020 20,400
Western Center on Law and Poverty N/A Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 35,000
Western Kentucky University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Western Landowners Alliance N/A Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Western Regional Advocacy Project San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Western Rivers Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy N/A Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 1,836,350

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14797 records found.
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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 250
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2020 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 3,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 40,000
West Valley Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
West Valley Light Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 2,000
West Virginia Center for Policy and Budget Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 30,000
West Virginia Center for Policy and Budget Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 75,000
WestEd United States Education Donor Advised 2020 250,000
WestEd United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,343,000
WestEd United States Education Donor Advised 2020 20,400
Western Center on Law and Poverty United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 35,000
Western Kentucky University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Western Landowners Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Western Regional Advocacy Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Western Rivers Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy United States Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 1,836,350

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14797 records found.