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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Aquaculture Stewardship Council N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 11,260
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 126,097
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rosa N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 947,100
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 -74,500
British Red Cross Society N/A England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
King's College London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,740
Solace Women's Aid N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
International Refugee Trust N/A England International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,442,653
Women’s Aid Federation of England N/A England Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Demelza House Children’s Hospice N/A England Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Malaria Consortium N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Jimma University N/A Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Page SUM 30,409,163

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Transgender Law Center Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 332,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vermont Public Radio VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chiefs for Change DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Watershed Center VT Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 24,500
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 242,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Aquaculture Stewardship Council England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
University of Nottingham England Education Donor Advised 2018 11,260
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London England Education Donor Advised 2018 126,097
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rosa England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 947,100
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -74,500
British Red Cross Society England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
King's College London England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,740
Solace Women's Aid England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
International Refugee Trust England International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Founders For Good Limited England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,442,653
Women’s Aid Federation of England England Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Demelza House Children’s Hospice England Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Malaria Consortium England Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Jimma University Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Page SUM 30,409,163

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13110 records found.