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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
New Economy Organisers Network N/A England Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,285
Campaign Against Living Miserably N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Eastside Educational Trust N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 53,453
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
Malaria Consortium N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Southampton N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asylum Welcome N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
End Violence Against Women Coalition N/A England Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
East London Business Alliance N/A England Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,622,697

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PGHH Buddhist Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Chevrah Kadishah of the South Bay Santa Clara Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 472,609

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
InsightShare Network England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
New Economy Organisers Network England Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,285
Campaign Against Living Miserably England Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Eastside Educational Trust England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
University of Nottingham England Education Donor Advised 2018 53,453
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
Malaria Consortium England Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
University of Nottingham England Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Southampton England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asylum Welcome England International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
End Violence Against Women Coalition England Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
East London Business Alliance England Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,622,697

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13110 records found.