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)
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Franklin Elementary School PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Blessings Under the Bridge N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of Bulungula Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Kiran Anjali Project N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Read With Me Arusha N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Public Defender Association N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
Partners International N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Scholar Fund N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mending Wings N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MomsRising Education Fund N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Page SUM 917,525

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
Page SUM 732,135

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Tibetan Nuns Project WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Big Life Foundation USA WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Food Lifeline WA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Success Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Casa Latina WA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Remote Energy WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Remote Energy WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Blessings Under the Bridge WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Think Zambia Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,275
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Methow Conservancy WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Remote Energy WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Corporation of Gonzaga University WA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 5,884,775

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
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
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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
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
Page SUM 163,300

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