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)
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Salbuurun Federation N/A Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,750
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,438
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Turkish National Federation of the Deaf N/A Turkey Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Universidad de Chile N/A Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Fundacao Getulio Vargas N/A Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. N/A Germany Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
National Cheng Kung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Casa de la Mujer Indigena La Paloma CAMILPA A. C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,900
Delft University of Technology N/A Netherlands Education Corporate Advised 2019 560,145
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Altapass Foundation Inc. N/A Tunisia Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,865,633

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
OneSky Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 8,200
Oakland Institute Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Oakland Museum of California Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Oakland Museum of California Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oakland School for the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 2,370,410

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Pie Ranch CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 725
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Casa Familiar, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,275
Center for Climate Protection CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Refugee Transitions CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Room to Read CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Symphonic Choir CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sweet Farm Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 198,900

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wildlife Care Association United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,270
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Windsor Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 706,600

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