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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
Korea University Foundation N/A South Korea Education Donor Advised 2019 675,000
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cultural Center Asha N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,550
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Forest Peoples Programme N/A England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,330
Mwatana for Human Rights N/A Yemen International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Technical University Dnipro Polytechnic N/A Ukraine Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Riders for Health(Kenya) N/A Kenya Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Rotha (The Wheel) N/A Ireland Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 175,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. N/A Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Construir Futuro N/A Peru Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,700
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC N/A Switzerland International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
Page SUM 1,268,632

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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
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
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 252,450

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Spread the Vote CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Jude School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
SV Home Action Fund CA Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
University of California San Francisco CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Asylum Access CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Valley Verde CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 608,227

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
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 10,000
Page SUM 665,650

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