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, 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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 279,980

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
École Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Oak Grove High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 363,071

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13110 records found.