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)
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A WA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bridge House N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A VIC Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Culver City Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Canine Angels Service Teams N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Develop It N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Truckee Trails Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilohana Kai N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 127,390

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bridge House N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Culver City Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Canine Angels Service Teams N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Develop It N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Truckee Trails Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilohana Kai N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 127,390

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Women Involved In Reentry Efforts DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Cooks Inc MA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Outreach Project UT Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of the Smith College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute of World Politics DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 657,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Grace Wilsey Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pepperwood Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Plutus Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pursuit of Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Burlingame Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Performances, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Acres, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Page SUM 71,658

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13110 records found.