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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sangati N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Methow Housing Trust N/A WA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Wild Alliance N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Orphans Africa N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Fishers Landing P T O N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
350Seattleorg N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,260
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Act for Congo Inc N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,564
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 139,994

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Half the Sky Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Healthy Black Families Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Berkeley Society for the Preservation of Traditional Music Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Concrn Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 276,950

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Climate Solutions WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,500
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US WA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Seattle Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South King County Food Coalition WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Act for Congo Inc WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,564
African Entrepreneurship Collective WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Big Table WA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Casa Latina WA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Partners Asia WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 366,814

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southwest Initiative Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Half the Sky Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Hand to Hold United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Buddhist Temple United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beloit College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Keshet United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Living Beyond Breast Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
One Refugee Child Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 5,178,850

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13110 records found.