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)
Future Citizen N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
EBP Chile SpA N/A Chile Environment Donor Advised 2018 123,630
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Lékorice N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
eForHum N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tender Education and Arts N/A England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,688,000
National Cheng Kung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Pieta House N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,191,876
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
University of British Columbia N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -322
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of the South Pacific N/A Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
EndoFrance N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alliance of Local Communities in Hardship Areas (ALCHA) N/A Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Page SUM 5,284,730

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Science Gurus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
iMentor Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 736,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Transgender Law Center Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 2,083,500

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Alliance Defending Freedom AZ Other Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Kids At Hope AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arc of Arizona Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Valley of the Sun United Way AZ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 113,747
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Mijente Support Committee AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 155,000
Honey Foundation AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,433,907

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Enloe Medical Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
NCGA Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Animal Concerns Trust United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Consciousness Research Laboratories, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastal Watershed Council United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,041,300

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