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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Better Bennington Corporation N/A VT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Middlebury Community Music Center N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc N/A VT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Behre Piano Associates Inc. Adamant Music School N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Goddard College Corporation N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
One Tree Planted Inc N/A VT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Kanpe Foundation Inc N/A VT United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium N/A VT United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A VA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
College Foundation of the University of Virginia N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 267,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,942,208

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England VT Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Goddard College Corporation VT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. VT Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Better Bennington Corporation VT Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc VT Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Kanpe Foundation Inc VT Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc VT Health Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Virginia Organizing, Inc. VA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Children Incorporated VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Page SUM 343,900

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Dogs for Conservation Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,527
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 719,587

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13280 records found.