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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Samy Maroun Center for Space, Time and the Quantum N/A France Sciences Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Association NQT N/A France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
International Council on Monuments and Sites N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Eurecom N/A France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 52,000
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Animal Equality Germany e.V. N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
FIAN International e.V. N/A Germany Food Security Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH N/A Germany Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 350,000
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies N/A Germany International Development Donor Advised 2019 97,394
Freiburger Munsterbauverein e.V. N/A Germany Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Malteser Hilfsdienst e.V N/A Germany Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universiteit Munchen N/A Germany Education Donor Advised 2019 199,100
Deutsches Institut fur Tropische und Subtropische Landwirtsc N/A Germany International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Ruhr-Universiteit Bochum N/A Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 101,370
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. N/A Germany Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 3,535,364

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Radio Pooya Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Page SUM 624,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Mission Christian Church CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Worldwatch Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Page SUM 2,587,098

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Samy Maroun Center for Space, Time and the Quantum France Sciences Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Association NQT France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
International Council on Monuments and Sites France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society France Health Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Eurecom France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 52,000
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
FIAN International e.V. Germany Food Security Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH Germany Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 350,000
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Germany International Development Donor Advised 2019 97,394
Freiburger Munsterbauverein e.V. Germany Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Malteser Hilfsdienst e.V Germany Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universiteit Munchen Germany Education Donor Advised 2019 199,100
Deutsches Institut fur Tropische und Subtropische Landwirtsc Germany International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Joblinge Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Ruhr-Universiteit Bochum Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 101,370
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. Germany Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 3,535,364

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13280 records found.