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, and corporate 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)
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Association NQT N/A France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Consultoria Tecnica Comunitaria A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 57,100
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 73,750
Leratong Joy for One N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 -444,589
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 89
Akshaya Patra Foundation N/A India Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Stichting Alternatives 4 Children N/A Netherlands General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,907
TVTC (Technical & Vocational Training Corporation) N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 -25,000
Universitr de Liege N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2019 118,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo N/A Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Associacio Espiral Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Taiheiyo Nogyo Araiansu N/A Japan Food Security Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Cultural Center of Tajik music 'Hunar' N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 17,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 394
Natural Justice N/A South Africa International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,152
New Guinea Binatang Research Center N/A Papua New Guinea Environment Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 146,803

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
National Equity Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Movement Strategy Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Music at the Mission Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Mosaic Project Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 58,794
Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
Page SUM 1,009,569

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for National Progress CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,125
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
George Mark Childrens Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Global Distribution Fund, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Grassroots Ecology CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
International Documentary Association Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 228,125

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wings Learning Center Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Women Giving As One, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Women's Centre for Change Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 80,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Willow Creek Association United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 445
Women Helping Women United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Willow Oaks Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Winthrop Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women in Cyber Security United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 830
Womens Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Wilson Disease Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Wisdom Sun United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Women in Film United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 240,275

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