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)
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sal's Shoes N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,655
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Seongnam City Social Welfare Council N/A South Korea Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Stichting Alternatives 4 Children N/A Netherlands General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 16,587
TVTC (Technical & Vocational Training Corporation) N/A Saudi Arabia Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Universiteit Utrecht N/A Netherlands Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of Gdansk N/A Poland Education Donor Advised 2019 38,250
Mashvarati Ecology N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 64,100
Consultoria Tecnica Comunitaria A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 57,100
Taiwan Fund for Children and Families N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,625
Educandario - Centro De Reabilitacao Sao Joao Batista N/A Brazil Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Possible Dreams International N/A Australia International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
itwillbe N/A Spain Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,878,795

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,082,038

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
International School of the Peninsula CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Kingdom Rice CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Turtle Island Restoration Network CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Lazarex Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 271,500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of the Pacific CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Veggielution CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Wagner Society of Northern California CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 3,800
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 34,600
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Page SUM 563,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,250
You Matter Too United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 72,300

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