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)
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Oxfam India N/A India International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 4,361
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A India Health Donor Advised 2018 409
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Sanket Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,699
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation N/A KA India Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Universitas Widyatama N/A Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
Alone N/A Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 1,950,430

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Community Builders Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City Slicker Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 475
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 4,571,475

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Red White & Blue Charity CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
National Women's Law Center DC Civic Participation 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
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Chabad of Burbank CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Israel Venture Network CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc VA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,076,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur India Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,700
Oxfam India India International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 4,361
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 409
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Youth for Seva India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Sanket Trust India Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,699
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation India Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Universitas Widyatama Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
Alone Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 1,950,430

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13110 records found.