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)
CARE - Headquarters N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Meals on Wheels America N/A VA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Kakenyas Dream N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
United Way Worldwide N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 147,775
Rainforest Trust N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Center for Excellence in Education N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Better Angels Society Inc N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief N/A VA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
College Foundation of the University of Virginia N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 320,279

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catticus Corporation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 6,981,300

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahirih Justice Center VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Volunteers of America Inc. VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
North American Council for Online Learning VA Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 750
Think of Us VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Cheetah Conservation Fund VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation VA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Center for Excellence in Education VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia New Majority Education Fund VA Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 2,929,391

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning - McGill U Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 177,930
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
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
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
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 551,275

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