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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Vienna N/A Austria Education Donor Advised 2018 -26,522
Uniunea Profesorilor de Informatica din Romania N/A Romania Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Public Foundation Agency for Development Initiatives N/A Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
CNRS N/A France Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -88
Snowchange Cooperative N/A Finland Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
Universita Di Roma Tor Vergata N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Heriot-Watt University N/A Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 88,000
EBP Chile SpA N/A Chile Environment Donor Advised 2018 123,630
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Sayorai Sabz N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Karolinska Institutet N/A Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 1,042,846

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Floreciendo Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 170,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Page SUM 529,475

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Calvary Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregation Etz Chayim CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Village Harvest Corporation CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Delancey Street California CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Nicholas Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,150
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Recovery Cafe San Jose CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 67,867

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Chabad Synagogues, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aldea- The People's Justice Center United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yellow Ribbon Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Vinebranch Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Student Cooperative Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Earthjustice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
High Resolves America United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning - McGill U Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 177,930
Page SUM 2,140,930

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