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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TERDOD N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Vision Foundation N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sevalaya N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A KA India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A HR India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Bengal Women’s Union N/A India Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NalandaWay Foundation N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Universitas Widyatama N/A Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 9,450
Page SUM 229,795

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Community Builders Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City Slicker Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 475
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 4,562,475

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Center on Halsted IL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Trout CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Recovery Network Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central American Resource Center Carecen of Northern Califor CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,108,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TERDOD India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Vision Foundation India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust India Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sevalaya India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bal Raksha Bharat India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Bengal Women’s Union India Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NalandaWay Foundation India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur India Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Universitas Widyatama Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 9,450
Page SUM 229,795

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13110 records found.