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)
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Core Gift Institute N/A WA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
American College of Radiation Oncology Inc. N/A WA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
New Stories N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
COLTURA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Arts Northwest N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 101,999
Wellspring Family Services N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 962,285

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 128,860

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Corporation of Gonzaga University WA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ferndale School District WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Code Org WA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Code.org WA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education WA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education WA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Gates Philanthropy Partners WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 101,999
Public Defender Association WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
University of Puget Sound WA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Building Changes WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Scholar Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Omprakash Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 15,786,819

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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 500
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
Page SUM 884,298

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