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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kyrgyz Jayity National pasture users Association of Kyrgyzs N/A Kyrgyzstan Food Security Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Andrew Charity Association N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Bowerasa A.C N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 283
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,211
A Toda Voz, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Nordic Association for Clinical Physics N/A Finland Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ermetal Teknolojik Egitimler Vakfi N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,450
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 95,005
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC N/A Switzerland International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
University of Nicosia N/A Cyprus Education Donor Advised 2019 444,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
University Health Network N/A Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 1,134,975
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust N/A Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,250
Fundacion Paraguaya de Cooperacion y Desarrollo N/A Paraguay Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Organization for Natural Medicine and Nutrition at Lower Omo N/A Ethiopia Health Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Association NQT N/A France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 1,981,824

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Page SUM 2,127,379

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Everyday People for Change Inc AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Board of the University of Alabama AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound Casa of Ma AL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Project Horseshoe Farm AL Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Project Horseshoe Farm AL Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Feeding the Gulf Coast AL Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,750
Soil Health Academy AL Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,368,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youthcare United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Drama for All United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth for Mountainous Development Tajikistan Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Force NOLA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Page SUM 278,200

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