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)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 149,850
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Association for Persons with Special Needs N/A Singapore Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Scadding Court Community Center Incorporated N/A Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Strategies for Northern Development N/A Kenya Food Security Donor Advised 2019 17,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 76,413
We Animals Media N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Forest Peoples Programme N/A England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,330
University of Deusto N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
University of Western Ontario N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Mar Timotheus Charitable Society N/A India Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alianza Sierra Madre A.C N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,930
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2019 40,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,350
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Atlas Relief and Development International - ARDI e.V. N/A Germany International Development Donor Advised 2019 97,600
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Page SUM 967,586

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 258,350

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Center for the Book CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco University High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Coding Tomorrow Initiative CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Clara County Office of Education CA Education Donor Advised 2019 420,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Companions in Waiting Rescue & Adoption Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Desert Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
French American International School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
FUSE Corps CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The King's Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 514,050

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 908,748

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