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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 89
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 271
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,211
FoodShare Toronto N/A Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 6,484
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 208
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
University of Western Ontario N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Learning for a Sustainable Future N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,300
Scadding Court Community Center Incorporated N/A Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
We Animals Media N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
League of Innovators N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 539,044

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
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 Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 785,183

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Eisner Scholars CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
Page SUM 101,500

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 89
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 271
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,211
FoodShare Toronto Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Prince Edward Island Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 6,484
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 208
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
University of Western Ontario Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
University of Prince Edward Island Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Learning for a Sustainable Future Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,300
Scadding Court Community Center Incorporated Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
We Animals Media Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
League of Innovators Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 539,044

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13280 records found.