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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Leverage Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
International Media Project Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 849,800

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Leverage Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
International Media Project Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 849,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace MD Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wogrammer Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Women Make Movies Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Womens Lunch Place Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Society NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,250
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Wilsonville Robotics Stewardship Group OR Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Woke Inc. VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Women Make Movies Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Wildlife Conservation Society NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Women Make Movies Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Wildlife Conservation Society NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 2,082,580

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Winthrop Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Wilson Disease Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Wisdom Sun United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Women in Cyber Security United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 830
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
William Jessup University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
With Grace Foundation Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women in Film United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wilsonville Robotics Stewardship Group United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 5,204,880

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13280 records found.