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)
National Autonomous University of Mexico N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2019 34,000
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 26,000
University of Saskatchewan N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC N/A Switzerland International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
War Child UK N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Save our Sons and Daughters N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,500
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,097
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fumbally Exchange N/A Ireland Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 283
Health and Social Transformation Initiative N/A Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Kivulini Trust N/A Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 182,372
Denis Hurley Centre Trust N/A South Africa Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
National Museums of Kenya N/A Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tata Education And Development Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 52,718
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 95,005
Universiteit Utrecht N/A Netherlands Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,675
Comision de Solidaridad y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos A N/A Mexico Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Page SUM 589,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 22,700
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Page SUM 724,500

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Central Arts Alliance AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Colibri Center for Human Rights AZ Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mijente Support Committee AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Arizona State University AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 4,393
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Northern Arizona University AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Prescott College, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 39,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,621,743

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Force NOLA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 256,650

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