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)
Casa de la Mujer Indigena La Paloma CAMILPA A. C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,900
Lebanese University N/A Lebanon Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,486
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 -9,097
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Public Foundation Agency for Development Initiatives N/A Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Behindertenkonferenz Kanton Zurich N/A Switzerland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club N/A Nigeria Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marria N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 68
Dark Public Organization N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Universita Di Roma Tor Vergata N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Stichting VU N/A Netherlands Education Corporate Advised 2019 65,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 588,463

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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 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
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
Page SUM 2,127,379

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Project Horseshoe Farm AL Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Board of the University of Alabama AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Soil Health Academy AL Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,368,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 158,400

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