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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Western Ontario N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation N/A Canada Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Community Foundation of Ottawa N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Universidad de Chile N/A Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Forever Costa Rica N/A Costa Rica Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo N/A Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,475
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Nicosia N/A Cyprus Education Donor Advised 2019 444,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. N/A Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer N/A Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,643
Page SUM 4,453,138

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 119,860

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 208,900

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Western Ontario Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation Canada Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Community Foundation of Ottawa Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Universidad de Chile Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Forever Costa Rica Costa Rica Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,475
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Nicosia Cyprus Education Donor Advised 2019 444,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Sol y Tech Soluciones y Tecnologia Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Corporacion Edutec Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
Compassion in World Farming (International) England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,643
Page SUM 4,453,138

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13280 records found.