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, and corporate 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)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Monash University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 68
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,001
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,475
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 9,479
JAM South Africa N/A South Africa Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Toda Voz, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Women's Centre for Change N/A Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
League of Innovators N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Public Foundation Agency for Development Initiatives N/A Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 208
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 96,029
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,625
University of Saskatchewan N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Monash University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 8,050
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 444,589
Page SUM 1,602,524

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,070,488

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
College Track CA Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ten Strands CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nest School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 47,105
Education Trust Inc CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm CA Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vote.org CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Grace Community Church of Cypress CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,400
Page SUM 3,089,005

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier Mission Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 139,300

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