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.

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
BASIC Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Tufts College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
University of Richmond United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Oakland Boxing Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cancer CAREpoint Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Triton Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacifica Resource Center United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
French American International School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Einstein Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Menlowe Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Tualatin School House Food Pantry United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
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