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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Franklin Elementary School PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
College Success Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside Academy N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Mockingbird Society N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Friends of Bulungula Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Better Bennington Corporation N/A VT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. N/A VT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 366,975

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
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
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
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Page SUM 638,150

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Amendment Foundation WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Eastside Academy WA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Core Gift Institute WA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
The Seattle Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Life You Can Save WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 78,750
National Charter Collaborative WA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Lakeside School WA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mockingbird Society WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amplio Network WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. VT Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Behre Piano Associates Inc. Adamant Music School VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
One Tree Planted Inc VT Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium VT Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Middlebury Community Music Center VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. VT Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,354,500

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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 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,250
You Matter Too United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 183,950

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