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)
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,001
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,625
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 126,228
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,930
Public Health England N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
School for Social Entrepreneurs N/A England Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 41,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 283
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Goldsmiths, University of London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 47,660
Page SUM 1,678,168

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 254,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 911,548

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,001
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,625
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2019 126,228
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,930
Public Health England England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
School for Social Entrepreneurs England Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 41,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 283
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
Founders For Good Limited England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Goldsmiths, University of London England Education Donor Advised 2019 47,660
Page SUM 1,678,168

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13280 records found.