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)
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Kevin Coleman Foundation Inc N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Learning Center Institute N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ohio Campus Compact N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A OH United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A OH United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative N/A OH United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative N/A OH United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Knowledgeworks Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Youngstown State University N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 747,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope for the Warriors N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Nevada Childrens Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Senior Services N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Roundhouse N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Trails Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 258,200

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cents Ability Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -28,370
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
American Friends of Birdlife International Inc NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fractured Atlas Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 750
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Barnard College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Aubin Pictures, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
PTA of MS 54 Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa-USA NY Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 3,141,780

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino Educational Endowment United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lean Lab United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Blue Angels Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Conversations du Monde France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Srv2thrv Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,339,980

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