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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ruskin Group Theatre Company N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Les Turner Amyothropic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ballou High School N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Civil Rights Corps N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Comision de Solidaridad y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos A N/A Mexico Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 23,000
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology N/A SD United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Born This Way Foundation N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
The Small Things N/A CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center on Halsted N/A IL United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A ID United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 634,200

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ruskin Group Theatre Company N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Les Turner Amyothropic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ballou High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Civil Rights Corps N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Comision de Solidaridad y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos A N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 23,000
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Born This Way Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Tahirih Justice Center N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
The Small Things N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center on Halsted N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 634,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South Texas Human Rights Center TX International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Solstice Initiative Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 110,000
South Yuba River Citizens League CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Solstice Initiative Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 40,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Society of Women Engineers CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Solstice Initiative Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 450
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 300
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 767,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 97,646
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St. Albans Country Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Lawrence University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Spirit of America Worldwide United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Springboard Collaborative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 637,796

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13280 records found.