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, and corporate 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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tech Lounge Association N/A Romania Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 27,500
ProSociedad, Hacer Bien el Bien, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Forest Peoples Programme N/A England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,330
Mar Timotheus Charitable Society N/A India Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alianza Sierra Madre A.C N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 27,000
SMART Liberia N/A Liberia Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,930
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,625
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A India Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 581
GKTD - Gida Kurtarma Dernegi (Food Recovery Organization) N/A Turkey Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,625
Gulu Giyoh N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Rakema A.C. N/A Mexico International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Page SUM 2,407,091

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,112,500
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 540,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 3,319,725

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Valley Verde CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Friends of NTU FNTU CA Higher Education Donor Advised 2019 70,668
Generations United Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Global Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Grandmas House of Hope CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
International Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Page SUM 273,243

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Windward Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 38,000
WomenShelter of Long Beach United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wine Country Marines United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Women for Women International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,174,813
Wingman Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women for Women International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,422
Page SUM 2,524,119

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13280 records found.