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)
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 59,700
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 202
Leratong Joy for One N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation N/A Canada Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 22,701
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Saskatchewan N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Erdemnet Training Center N/A Mongolia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Childhope Philippines Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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
Comision de Solidaridad y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos A N/A Mexico Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 21,100
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Culture and Art Society of Ethiopia N/A Ethiopia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 282,290
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Page SUM 1,051,663

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Radio Pooya Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Page SUM 624,500

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Brentwood Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 125,000
DYF CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Disc Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The York School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Imagine Supported Living Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Nonprofit News CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,529
West Valley Mission Community College District Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 203
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Women Donors Network CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 339,632

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Dance for Humanity United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Woodside School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 197,000

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