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)
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Technical University of Darmstadt N/A Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Oxfordshire Community Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cultural Center Asha N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Universita Di Roma Tor Vergata N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Slaughter Association N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,288,038
Centre for World Solidarity N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
South Omo Peoples' Development Association N/A Ethiopia Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,775
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Irish Online Giving Foundation N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Alliance of Central Asian Mountain Communities N/A Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Public Association Promotion and Development Center N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 89,000
Center of Museum Initiatives N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 23,250
RIKEN N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 99,000
Page SUM 5,715,443

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 128,260

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Northern Arizona University AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Mercy Corps AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
El Dorado Foundation, Inc. AZ General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Prescott College, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 39,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Tucson Museum of Art AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Prescott College, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Vista Community Chorus Society AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 932,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Page SUM 663,150

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