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, and corporate 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)
Ashoka N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 74,000
Virginia Organizing, Inc. N/A VA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Cheetah Conservation Fund N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Madeira School Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,850,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Best Friends Animal Society N/A UT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,800
United States Ski Team Foundation N/A UT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Childrens Miracle Network N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Brigham Young University N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jordan Education Foundation N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 5,740,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,325
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,780
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 74,603
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 47,091
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Page SUM 626,799

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13110 records found.
Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Loudoun Hunger Relief VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Tahirih Justice Center VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Huntsman Cancer Institute UT Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Huntsman Cancer Institute UT Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Park City Foundation UT Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Salt Lake Community Action Program UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
University of Utah UT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,800
Race Swami UT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Utah UT Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance UT Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Page SUM 3,428,273

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Transcend, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildflower Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 650,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Agrarian Land Trust United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Up with People-Incorporated California United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 3,404,900

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13110 records found.