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.

Grantee Bay Area County Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alianza Sierra Madre A.C N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 59,200
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations N/A India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 445,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 21,250
Mwatana for Human Rights N/A Yemen International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Technical University Dnipro Polytechnic N/A Ukraine Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Riders for Health(Kenya) N/A Kenya Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Rotha (The Wheel) N/A Ireland Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Escuela Antonio Badillo Hernandez N/A Puerto Rico Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,750
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 175,000
Fondation de Luxembourg N/A Luxembourg Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A Canada International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Freiburger Munsterbauverein e.V. N/A Germany Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies N/A Germany International Development Donor Advised 2019 97,394
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Korea University Foundation N/A South Korea Education Donor Advised 2019 675,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Page SUM 2,765,594

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 252,450

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Primary School - East Palo Alto CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,200
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tidepool Project CA Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fenixia Foundation Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,762
Upstream USA Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
FreeFrom CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Weaving Earth CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
LEAD Elementary CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 133,362

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 700,900

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