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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Frost Valley YMCA N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
German School of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Global Give Back Circle N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Vassar College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
VotingWorks San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens Bean Project N/A CO United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier Mission Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,385,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Instituto Familiar De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
IsraAID US Inc Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish National Fund -Keren Kayemeth Leisrael- Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JustFix, Inc. N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,818,500

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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
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 159,715

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Dance for Humanity CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,174,813
Wingman Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens Bean Project CO Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,422
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wings Homeless Advocacy CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,744,156

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Frost Valley YMCA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
German School of Silicon Valley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Global Give Back Circle United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Vassar College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
VotingWorks United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens Bean Project United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier Mission Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,385,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Impact Experience Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Instituto Familiar De La Raza United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
IsraAID US Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish National Fund -Keren Kayemeth Leisrael- Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JustFix, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,818,500

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13280 records found.