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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hatch Enterprise N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Belgian IT Academy Support Center N/A Belgium Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Salbuurun Federation N/A Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,750
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,585
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Turkish National Federation of the Deaf N/A Turkey Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Universidad de Chile N/A Chile Education Corporate Advised 2019 93,000
Fundacao Getulio Vargas N/A Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. N/A Germany Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
National Cheng Kung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Delft University of Technology N/A Netherlands Education Corporate Advised 2019 560,145
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 2,424,246

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Radio Pooya Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 664,050

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mercy Beyond Borders CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mission Valley ROCP CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California CA Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
Occidental College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Portola Valley Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Prison University Project, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Public Advocates, Inc. CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
Rise Together Education Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Botanical Garden Society at Strybing Arboretum CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Clara County Office of Education CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 480,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Mission Christian Church United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Worldwatch Institute United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Page SUM 3,186,544

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