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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A KS United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Global Witness Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A NV United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Hekima Place Inc. N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution N/A MA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 440
Humane America Animal Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
YWAM Boston Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
International Collaborative for Science Education and the En N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kamukama Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,091,935

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 823,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Ya- Ya Network Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Dance for Humanity CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Page SUM 315,750

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Global Witness Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Hekima Place Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 440
Humane America Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
International Collaborative for Science Education and the En United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
JA Worldwide Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kamukama Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,091,935

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13280 records found.