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.

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20 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 250
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sozo Impact Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 35,000
Sozo Impact Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Sozo Impact, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Solidaire Network Alameda Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2020 55,000
Society St. Vincent De Paul Alameda Alameda Other Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sogorea Te Land Trust Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 3,200,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Sikh Temple - San Francisco Bay Area Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2020 500
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Page SUM 4,426,250

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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2020 36,036
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 8,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 50,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2020 12,834
Wormfarm Institute Incorperated WI Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 228
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2020 250
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2020 2,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 525,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Page SUM 764,548

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