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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
University of Wolverhampton N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Center for Indigenous Questions N/A Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 185,039
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Organization for Natural Medicine and Nutrition at Lower Omo N/A Ethiopia Health Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Culture and Art Society of Ethiopia N/A Ethiopia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 282,290
Hawassa University N/A Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Buska Hamar Integrated Community Development Action N/A Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Buska Hamar Integrated Community Development Action N/A Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) N/A Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
South Omo Peoples' Development Association N/A Ethiopia Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pacific Network on Globalisation N/A Fiji Community Development Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Nordic Association for Clinical Physics N/A Finland Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
International Council on Monuments and Sites N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Eurecom N/A France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 52,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
Page SUM 1,059,436

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 262,633
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,111,000
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 40,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 131,579
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 4,539,731

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP IL Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Working Dogs for Conservation Foundation MT Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,527
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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 Donor Advised 2019 12,600
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 327,327

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SCI Foundation England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Corporate Advised 2019 96,029
Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
South Omo Peoples' Development Association Ethiopia Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Buska Hamar Integrated Community Development Action Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Buska Hamar Integrated Community Development Action Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Culture and Art Society of Ethiopia Ethiopia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 282,290
Center for Indigenous Questions Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 185,039
Organization for Natural Medicine and Nutrition at Lower Omo Ethiopia Health Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Hawassa University Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Pacific Network on Globalisation Fiji Community Development Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Nordic Association for Clinical Physics Finland Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Samy Maroun Center for Space, Time and the Quantum France Sciences Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society France Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
International Council on Monuments and Sites France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Eurecom France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 52,000
Association NQT France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Page SUM 3,746,465

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13280 records found.