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)
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation N/A Tajikistan Donor Advised 2018 45,000
The Boston Foundation N/A MA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Le Fonds d'Excellence Massey-Vanier (Davignon) Inc. N/A QC Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 32,000
The Foundation Schools N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Addis Ababa University N/A Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Commonweal Conservancy Inc N/A NM United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A MS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Richmond N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 639,193

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 45,000
The Boston Foundation N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Le Fonds d'Excellence Massey-Vanier (Davignon) Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 32,000
The Foundation Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Addis Ababa University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Commonweal Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Richmond N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 639,193

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lane College TN Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Handful Players Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summit Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Rainbow Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Degree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,600
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,588
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Phillips Exeter Academy NH Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sheriffs Advisory Board of Santa Clara County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 400
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Saint Ann’s School NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
NAMI Santa Clara County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 132,438

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California at Irvine United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 23,333
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Protect Our Defenders Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Reservations United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 210,313

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13110 records found.