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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Public Health England N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 126,228
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
School for Social Entrepreneurs N/A England Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,910
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 283
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 114,748
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Goldsmiths, University of London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 47,660
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 207,477
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Wolfson College N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Page SUM 1,916,419

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 633,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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 Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
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
Page SUM 144,050

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,178
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 530,424
University of Wolverhampton England Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,930
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,643
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Sal's Shoes England Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,163
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 41,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 64,500
InsightShare Network England Human Services Donor Advised 2019 41,500
The Prince's Trust England Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
University College London England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,840,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
Compassion in World Farming (International) England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,832
Page SUM 5,877,642

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