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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kyrgyz Jayity National pasture users’ Association of Kyrgyzs N/A Kyrgyzstan Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Southampton N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
Forum pour un Developpement Durable Endogene (FODDE) N/A Senegal International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
King's College London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,740
University of Trieste N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 4,945
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Technologies for Kids - UTK N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Technical University of Kosice N/A Slovakia Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 622,440

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Breakthrough Collaborative Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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
Berkeley House Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Alena Museum Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
John M. Horner Junior High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Catticus Corporation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,178,933

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mills College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Mary's Catholic School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Cerritos Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
After Innocence CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Concrn CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
America SCORES Bay Area CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Victory Ranch Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Madera County Sheriff's Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 431,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mei Fong and Associates United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of the Smith College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Save The Waves Coalition United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Ravenswood City Elementary School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Juilliard School Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 374,345

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