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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 89,000
RIKEN N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 99,000
Bougainville Heritage Foundation N/A Papua New Guinea Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,178
GWIN Korea N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2019 13,950
Career Accelerator Limited N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Centre for World Solidarity N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Dark Public Organization N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Center of Museum Initiatives N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 23,250
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 71,300
Fundacion HTN, A.C. N/A Mexico International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wolverhampton N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Humane Society International India N/A India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,039,124
South Omo Peoples' Development Association N/A Ethiopia Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 41,000
Community Initiative and Facilitation for Assistance N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Diakonie de La Tour N/A Austria Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,038,302

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 827,850

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trinity Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,077
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Brentwood Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,576
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Green Foothills Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Alpine County Sheriff's Department CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jessie Rees Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Life Learning Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 460
Page SUM 181,113

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 581,000

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