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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Access to Business N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Mary Hare Foundation N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300
War Child UK N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Teesside University N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
SCI Foundation N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
Forest Peoples Programme N/A England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,930
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 581
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
Page SUM 15,867,288

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,070,488

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 903,248

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Mary Hare Foundation England Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300
War Child UK England International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Teesside University England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
SCI Foundation England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Reprezent ltd England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
Forest Peoples Programme England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,930
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 581
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
Page SUM 15,867,288

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13280 records found.