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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
People's Artist M. Nazaraliev Cultural and Educational Publi N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Fundacion De Culebra Inc N/A Puerto Rico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Association Consortium pour les Aires et Territ N/A Switzerland Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Governing Council of the University of Toronto N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Habitat Association N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,550
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
REACH Community Services Society N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 37,825
Consorzio ELIS - ASC N/A Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 21,250
International Council on Monuments and Sites N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,211
Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Center of Museum Initiatives N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 23,250
Page SUM 530,456

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
W Haywood Burns Institute Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 11,951,400

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Providence Alaska Foundation AK Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Juneau Cooperative Christian Ministry AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alaska Native Women-s Resource Center AK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc AK Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Eyak Preservation Council AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bering Sea Womens Group AK Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Soil Health Academy AL Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Everyday People for Change Inc AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Board of the University of Alabama AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound Casa of Ma AL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Feeding the Gulf Coast AL Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,750
Page SUM 1,236,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Page SUM 2,335,750

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