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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A VIC Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 40,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Israel Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Grace Wilsey Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,725
Christ Centered Counseling N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kansas Athletics Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
Southern New Hampshire University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 5,705,575

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Culture Reframed MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Making Waves Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Markets Foundation NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Challenged Athletes Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Commonwealth Club of California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Prison University Project, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 500
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Anti-Defamation League NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 169,100

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 40,000

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