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)
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,166,667
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Life Church N/A VA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Three O'clock Project N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Truck of Love N/A SC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Heartspring Inc N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
United Service Organizations Inc N/A DC United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Common Threads N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderfest Marin CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 3,334,667

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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 304,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
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
Page SUM 2,041,487

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Woodson Center DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Resources Institute DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
World Arts West CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Page SUM 1,698,106

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Star Fund, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,166,667
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Life Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Three O'clock Project United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Truck of Love United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
United Service Organizations Inc United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Common Threads United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderfest United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 3,334,667

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13280 records found.