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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Confucius Church of Stockton N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CorpsAfrica N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Talkingpoints San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Digital Nest Inc. N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute N/A NY United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
EarthEnable N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 117,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 20,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Environmental Health Coalition N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tivnu Building Justice N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Free the Bid N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,099,222

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,445
Peoples Conservatory Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Partners Asia Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Park Day School Corporation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Partners in Oakland Education Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 520
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Outdoor Afro Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,900
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Page SUM 498,715

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderfest CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc CT Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women for Women International NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Women for Women International NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 240,900

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Confucius Church of Stockton United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Talkingpoints United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Digital Nest Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
EarthEnable United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 117,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 20,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Environmental Health Coalition United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tivnu Building Justice United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,472
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Free the Bid United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,099,222

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13280 records found.