Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
National Association of Dehkan Farmers N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 24,900
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 600
Childhope Philippines Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,875
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Essere Animali N/A Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 463,508
HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics N/A Hungary Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Limited N/A Ireland Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
University of Dundee N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,245
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,303,109
New Taipei Municipal Wulai Elementary and Junior High School N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2019 40,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,350
Fair Employment Foundation Limited N/A Hong Kong Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Central Library N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Page SUM 2,089,410

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 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 129,525

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kino Border Initiative Inc AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Estrella Vista Elementary School AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Northern Arizona University AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Mercy Corps AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Scripps College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Page SUM 476,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier Mission Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 68,500

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