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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Aesara Foundation N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,550,171
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -33
Positivity Project N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Saint Saviours Center N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Lead for America Inc N/A NC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 124,022
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Carolina for Kibera, Inc. N/A NC United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A NC United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 3,240,887

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Rising World Incorporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Service Organizations Inc N/A Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Array Alliance Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Don't Ever Give Up, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 -52,413
IDEO.ORG N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 625
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Parents for Peace N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Land is Life, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Santa Fe Opera N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,812,500
The University of Texas at Austin N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
Turtle Island Restoration Network N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
Washington University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
University of Oregon Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,375,000
Page SUM 11,534,462

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Charlotte Center for Urban Ministry Inc NC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. NC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Aesara Foundation NC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
The Rare Cancer Research Foundation NC Health Donor Advised 2018 249,600
Safechild NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wake Forest University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Center For Documentary Studies NC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Forest Hill Church NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Words & Warmth NC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -33
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 32,000
Indian Law Resource Center MT Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Clark Fork Coalition MT Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 2,569,248

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cabrillo College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cabrillo College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Indivisible Civics Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
From the Heart Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Lake County Land Trust Organization United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planting Justice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
Page SUM 2,141,135

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13110 records found.