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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wapiyapi N/A CO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Heifer International Foundation N/A AR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A OH United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Parks Foundation of America N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wapiyapi N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Heifer International Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homeless Garden Project N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Parks Foundation of America N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gilroy Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wapiyapi United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Heifer International Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Parks Foundation of America United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 803,450

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13280 records found.