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)
Women’s Aid Federation of England N/A England Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
UNIPE - Centro Universitario de Joao Pessoa N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 36,500
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sayorai Sabz N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,191,876
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen Deutsches Forschungszentrum fur N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 175,295
Page SUM 4,633,354

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Catticus Corporation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 6,973,800

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Libraries CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside Village Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
California Trout CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
One Degree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Families Forward CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 384,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Juilliard School Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Conexion Training Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Friends of the Columbia Gorge United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Gainesville Independent School, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Be The Match Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Children in Conflict Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
Page SUM 1,698,845

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