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)
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,832
Access to Business N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer N/A Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. N/A Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
University of Nicosia N/A Cyprus Education Donor Advised 2019 444,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,475
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Forever Costa Rica N/A Costa Rica Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo N/A Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Universidad de Chile N/A Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Learning for a Sustainable Future N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,300
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Saskatchewan N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 2,608,429

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abrazos & Books Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 47,450

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,832
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Corporacion Edutec Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
University of Nicosia Cyprus Education Donor Advised 2019 444,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,475
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Forever Costa Rica Costa Rica Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Universidad de Chile Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Learning for a Sustainable Future Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,300
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Saskatchewan Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 2,608,429

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13280 records found.