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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 207,477
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Wolfson College N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
King's College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,290
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,158
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 21,250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Petit Miracles Interiors N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
UK Youth N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marria N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Mary Hare Foundation N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Teesside University N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
War Child UK N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
SCI Foundation N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Page SUM 9,185,189

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,070,488

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Ya- Ya Network Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Page SUM 303,100

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2019 207,477
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Wolfson College England Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
King's College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,290
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,158
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 21,250
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Petit Miracles Interiors England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Simprints England Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
UK Youth England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marria England International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Mary Hare Foundation England Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Teesside University England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
War Child UK England International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
SCI Foundation England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Page SUM 9,185,189

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13280 records found.