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)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 131,579
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rosie the Riveter Trust Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Schizophrenia International Research Society Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sesame Workshop N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 38,000
St. Gabriel School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teatro Vision Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Artists Association of Nantucket N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 -60,000
The Children's Place and Parent Education Center N/A NH United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 234,379

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,041,487

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Mission Christian Church CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Worldwatch Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 3,168,644

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 131,579
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rosie the Riveter Trust United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Schizophrenia International Research Society Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sesame Workshop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 38,000
St. Gabriel School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teatro Vision United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Daniel Pearl Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 -60,000
The Children's Place and Parent Education Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 234,379

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13280 records found.