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)
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sonrisa Immaculata N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 746
Rural Development Institute N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Amplifier Foundation N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Association of Washington Generals N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,068
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Big Life Foundation USA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
5Th Avenue Theatre Association N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Corps N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Casa Latina N/A WA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Dove Project N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childhaven N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Brothers for Life N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,019,314

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Bay College Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Beyond Emancipation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 129,493

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sangati WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Orphans Africa WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
SARTECH WA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rural Development Institute WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Patient Empowerment Network WA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Beach Elementary School WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Passlove Charity Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 410,000
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
The Seattle Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Nonprofit Corp WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Market Foundation WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,091,320

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Initiative Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Half the Sky Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Karuna-Shechen USA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Panetta Institute For Public Policy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Prison Dharma Network, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 154,272

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13110 records found.