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)
Teesside University N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
The University of Goroka N/A Papua New Guinea Education Donor Advised 2019 52,500
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC N/A Switzerland International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Deusto N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Prosociedad, Hacer bien el bien, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 76,413
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki N/A Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
HTL Wien 3 Rennweg N/A Austria Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Awe Tibuame, A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,900
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Austrian Academy of Sciences N/A Austria Education Donor Advised 2019 94,700
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Fundacion Proydesa N/A Argentina Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust N/A Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
SCI Foundation N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Page SUM 4,296,656

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Food for Thought Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 87,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Future for Every Child United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ability Experience United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1951 Coffee Company United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Toda Voz, A.C. Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
Page SUM 201,500

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