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)
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SayTrees Environmental Trust N/A India Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sevalaya N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Uttarakhand Seva Nidhi Paryavaran Shiksha Sansthan N/A India Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Center for Women's Development and Research N/A India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NalandaWay Foundation N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Swabodhini Charitable Trust N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Page SUM 161,426

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Slicker Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
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
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 475
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
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
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
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 4,576,475

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central American Resource Center Carecen of Northern Califor CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Olimpico Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Muso Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Red White & Blue Charity CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Women's Law Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 213,416

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sevalaya India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Surabi Trust India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Uttarakhand Seva Nidhi Paryavaran Shiksha Sansthan India Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 409
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Sneha Charitable Trust India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Center for Women's Development and Research India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NalandaWay Foundation India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Swabodhini Charitable Trust India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Page SUM 142,038

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13110 records found.