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)
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 4,361
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Sevalaya N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A India Health Donor Advised 2018 409
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
TERDOD N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
The Sanket Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,699
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
NalandaWay Foundation N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A KA India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,966,830

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 6,981,300

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Khan Academy Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Community Child Care CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund FL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Conexion Training Inc GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Gainesville Independent School, Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Be The Match Foundation MN Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Children in Conflict Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interim, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Women's Law Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,433,345

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Surabi Trust India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 4,361
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Sneha Charitable Trust India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Sevalaya India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 409
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
TERDOD India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
The Sanket Trust India Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,699
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
NalandaWay Foundation India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,966,830

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13110 records found.