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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 84,934
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
University of Dundee N/A Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 227,200
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
University of Vienna N/A Austria Education Donor Advised 2018 -26,932
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sevalaya N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique N/A France Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 155,000
University College London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 126,097
National Museums of Kenya N/A Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
National Autonomous University of Honduras N/A Honduras Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
EUN Partnership AISBL N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) N/A Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,115,401

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay College Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Beyond Emancipation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 129,493

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 40,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tewecado Trust, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Valley of the Sun United Way AZ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Forever Young Foundation AZ General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tucson Wildlife Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Page SUM 1,473,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dressember Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Government Accountability Project, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Brown University of Providence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Animal Concerns Trust United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
NSSF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Consciousness Research Laboratories, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 373,600

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