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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
Fundacao Getulio Vargas N/A Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Erromango Cultural Association N/A Vanuatu Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2019 40,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Science Accessibility Net N/A Japan Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 14,200
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,000
The University of Naples Federico II N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 600
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 149,850
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Akshaya Patra Foundation N/A India Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Scadding Court Community Center Incorporated N/A Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Strategies for Northern Development N/A Kenya Food Security Donor Advised 2019 17,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 76,413
We Animals Media N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Page SUM 3,084,642

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 318,400

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation AR Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation AR Health Donor Advised 2019 223,299
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arkansas Foundation Inc AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Omega of Greater LR Inc AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation AR Health Donor Advised 2019 441,527
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Cortney's Place AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Vista Community Chorus Society AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Estrella Vista Elementary School AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Kino Border Initiative Inc AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Page SUM 1,088,026

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Drama for All United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth for Mountainous Development Tajikistan Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Force NOLA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Page SUM 1,151,825

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