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, and corporate 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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hiller Aviation Institute San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Resources Institute N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
House of Ruth, Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
iCivics N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
JOIN N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Keys Family Day School, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Medical University of South Carolina N/A SC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Monta Vista High School Music Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 220,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Page SUM 4,271,931

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Dance for Humanity CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Working Wardrobes for a New Start CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 623,671

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hiller Aviation Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Resources Institute United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
House of Ruth, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
iCivics United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
JOIN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Keys Family Day School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Medical University of South Carolina United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Monta Vista High School Music Boosters United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 220,200

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13280 records found.