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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Community Resources for Science Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 705,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Care Solar Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Akira's Book Club Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Shakespeare Theater Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
UnCommon Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Longevity Research Institute Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Page SUM 7,096,390

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Community Resources for Science Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 705,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Akira's Book Club Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Shakespeare Theater Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Longevity Research Institute Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Page SUM 7,096,390

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Mission Christian Church CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,895,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Working Dogs for Conservation Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,527
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wonderfest United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 866,177

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13280 records found.