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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Friends of Bulungula Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mockingbird Society N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Kiran Anjali Project N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Read With Me Arusha N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
88bikes N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Defender Association N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
Partners International N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Scholar Fund N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mending Wings N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MomsRising Education Fund N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Upaya Social Ventures N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Remote Energy N/A WA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Patient Empowerment Network N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,040
College Success Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Evergreen State College Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 677,115

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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 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
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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 1,072,288

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Awamaki US WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Westside Baby WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MomsRising Education Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Mending Wings WA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Stories WA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
OldDog Haven WA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Amplio Network WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2019 372,900
Washington FIRST Robotics WA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Core Gift Institute WA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Washington State University Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
International Christian Mission Services WA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,812,550

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier Mission Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 235,100

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