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)
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
FIAN International e.V. N/A Germany Food Security Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hawassa University N/A Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer N/A Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
TIDE Institute N/A Rep Of Korea Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Goldsmiths, University of London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 47,660
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Equality Italia N/A Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Bougainville Heritage Foundation N/A Papua New Guinea Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja Dajmy Szanse N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,550
Page SUM 1,503,263

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oakland School for the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Newark Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
No Immigrants No Spice Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Net Impact Alameda Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Net Impact Alameda Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 4,400
Network on Women in Prison Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Network on Women in Prison Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300,000
National Equity Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 3,885,600

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Green Foothills Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
High Resolves America CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Hunger at Home CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Kilgoris Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 850
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Life Services Alternative, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Montezuma Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
One Degree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 450
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Heart Association, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 712,250

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,250
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wogrammer Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woke Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Womens Lunch Place Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 6,934,500

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13280 records found.