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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Geoscience Education in Action N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,330
Korea University Foundation N/A South Korea Education Donor Advised 2019 675,000
Diakonie de La Tour N/A Austria Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Construir Futuro N/A Peru Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,700
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 -601
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 89
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Asociacion Igualdad Para Los Animales N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -199,940
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Natural Justice N/A South Africa International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,152
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Help Lesotho N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Stichting Delitelabs N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Habitat Association N/A Turkey Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 1,527,247

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 732,800

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 16,750
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Arizona Technology Council Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy Corps AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Watershed Management Group Inc AZ Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Central Arts Alliance AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Northern Arizona University AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Estrella Vista Elementary School AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Page SUM 368,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 909,098

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