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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Theatre First Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Irvington High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
Longevity Research Institute Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Keep Oakland Beautiful Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 24,650
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Loved Twice Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 728,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ignite Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Longevity Research Institute Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Peoples Conservatory Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Dash Sports Education Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 625,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 48,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Aneurysm Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,554,515

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Dance for Humanity CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,410,875

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Neighbors Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Woodson Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
World Arts West United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Resources Institute United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
Page SUM 2,825,806

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