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.

Grantee Bay Area County Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Treehouse N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Act for Congo Inc N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,564
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Amplifier Foundation N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kids First Enterprise N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Evergreen State College Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,750
Unloop N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Academic Endeavors N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Childhaven N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 911,462

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 614,566

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North American Friends of Oranim, Inc. WI International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Discovery World, Ltd. WI Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Partners Asia WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Seattle-King County Coalition on Homlessness WA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Climate Solutions WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,207
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Partners International WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US WA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Youth WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,260
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Climate Solutions WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Brothers for Life WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 472,417

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Housing Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Association of Fundraising Professionals United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
For the Girls United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Initiative Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Half the Sky Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 51,100

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