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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Arts West San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Dance for Humanity N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. N/A MD United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. N/A MD United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Arts West San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Dance for Humanity N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Page SUM 3,578,244

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Arts West United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Dance for Humanity United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Page SUM 3,578,244

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13280 records found.