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.

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
myAgro Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Embarcadero Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
New America Foundation DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Trust for Conservation Innovation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Juma Ventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Park City Foundation UT Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 1,199,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Refugee Transitions United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Cherished Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Aspire Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jamaat Alan-Too Public Association Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2018 -12,965
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Grand Canyon Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Uplift Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aspire Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 998,985

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