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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
National University Corporation Kyushu University N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
INRIA N/A France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of New South Wales N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Indigenous Movement for Peace Advancement and Conflict Trans N/A Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Community Language Education and Research Services, Inc N/A Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 18,750
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
FoodShare Toronto N/A Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Health and Social Transformation Initiative N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 -12,500
Health and Social Transformation Initiative N/A Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Le Fonds d'Excellence Massey-Vanier (Davignon) Inc. N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 37,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 283
INRIA N/A France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mi Gran Esperanza A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Niso Public Organization N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Page SUM 3,273,468

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 772,883

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Vista Community Chorus Society AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CDT Kids AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Honey Foundation AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Watershed Management Group Inc AZ Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Phoenix Children's Hospital AZ Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cortney's Place AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Central Arts Alliance AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Grand Canyon Association AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Colibri Center for Human Rights AZ Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. AZ International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Shearim Torah High School AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 480,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 1,800
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
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 241,900

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