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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Fondation de Luxembourg N/A Luxembourg Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Fundacion Proydesa N/A Argentina Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 22,701
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
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,700
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Scadding Court Community Center Incorporated N/A Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Kloop Media N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Women's Centre for Change N/A Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Public Association Promotion and Development Center N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 59,700
Page SUM 1,865,301

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
W Haywood Burns Institute Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Page SUM 11,971,400

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Juneau Cooperative Christian Ministry AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Bering Sea Womens Group AK Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Providence Alaska Foundation AK Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alaska Native Women-s Resource Center AK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc AK Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Eyak Preservation Council AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Feeding the Gulf Coast AL Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,750
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Soil Health Academy AL Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound Casa of Ma AL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 204,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youthcare United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 287,700

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