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)
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 64,500
Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB) N/A Belgium Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050,000
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC N/A Switzerland International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Escuela Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Puerto Rico Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
National Autonomous University of Mexico N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
School for Social Entrepreneurs N/A England Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Denis Hurley Centre Trust N/A South Africa Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,097
Page SUM 8,400,678

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Page SUM 2,127,379

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Everyday People for Change Inc AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
Feeding the Gulf Coast AL Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,750
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound Casa of Ma AL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Soil Health Academy AL Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,352,050

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youthcare United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth for Mountainous Development Tajikistan Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Force NOLA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Page SUM 278,200

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