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)
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Hole Food Rescue Corp N/A WY United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cougar Fund Inc N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A WV United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Voces de la Frontera N/A WI United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ProBuColls Association N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Northwest Passage Limited N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A WI United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
North American Friends of Oranim, Inc. N/A WI United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 814,974

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blue Endeavors Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Live Oak Institute Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 193,675

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc WV Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Lucy Burns Institute Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Beloit College WI Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Voces de la Frontera WI Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Community Stewardship Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
North American Friends of Oranim, Inc. WI International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Family Values at Work A Multi-State Consortium WI Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 203,293

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 48,100

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25 records found.