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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of Bulungula Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mockingbird Society N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Read With Me Arusha N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Kiran Anjali Project N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Public Defender Association N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
Partners International N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Scholar Fund N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. N/A VT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. N/A VT United States Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Better Bennington Corporation N/A VT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Middlebury Community Music Center N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 575,275

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 837,513

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Franklin Elementary School PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 850
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 410,000
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
Kanpe Foundation Inc VT Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc VT Health Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. VT Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Behre Piano Associates Inc. Adamant Music School VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
One Tree Planted Inc VT Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium VT Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,254,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 5,000
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
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 224,200

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