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)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,191,876
Conversations du Monde N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of the South Pacific N/A Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
International Refugee Trust N/A England International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
American International University - Bangladesh N/A Bangladesh Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
Louth SPCA Animal Shelter Limited N/A Ireland Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
EBP Chile SpA N/A Chile Environment Donor Advised 2018 123,630
SayTrees Environmental Trust N/A India Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 53,453
National Autonomous University of Mexico N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2018 46,000
Page SUM 2,676,994

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Piedmont Educational Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Berkeley House Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Alena Museum Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
John M. Horner Junior High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,098,433

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Committee for Green Foothills CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Police Foundation CA Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 215,000
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Coastal Repertory Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Maitri Charitable Trust CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
California Family Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 328,410

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Viewpoint Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Conexion Training Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Gainesville Independent School, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Children in Conflict Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Be The Match Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance of Local Communities in Hardship Areas (ALCHA) Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Palo Alto Community Child Care United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
Community Initiative and Facilitation for Assistance Kenya Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
California Polytechnic State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Deutsches Institut für Tropische und Subtropische Landwirtsc Germany International Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Bank Street College of Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 95,000
Page SUM 2,348,800

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