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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 444,589
Casa de la Mujer Indigena La Paloma CAMILPA A. C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,900
Radiation and Nuclear Medicine Consultants N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics N/A Hungary Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,001
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad N/A Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Union of Associations of Farmers of Murghab District N/A Tajikistan International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Escuela Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Puerto Rico Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,750
Public Health England N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club N/A Nigeria Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Childhope Philippines Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Page SUM 2,590,449

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 766,383

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 16,750
Colibri Center for Human Rights AZ Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Arizona Technology Council Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Mijente Support Committee AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
El Dorado Foundation, Inc. AZ General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Northern Arizona University AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Honey Foundation AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Prescott College, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 39,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Tucson Museum of Art AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Prescott College, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 1,115,450

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yaffed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
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 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 320,000

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