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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose Day Nursery Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
NatureBridge San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 -9,000
Taiheiyo Nogyo Araiansu N/A Japan Food Security Donor Advised 2019 37,500
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 195,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Waldorf School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Soaringwords, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 26,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A OH United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 16,450
Southern Illinois University Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 47,105
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Page SUM 1,781,005

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose Day Nursery Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
NatureBridge San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 -9,000
Taiheiyo Nogyo Araiansu N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 37,500
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 195,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Waldorf School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Soaringwords, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 26,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 16,450
Southern Illinois University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 47,105
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Page SUM 1,781,005

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology SD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Operation Rainbow Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Think of Us NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Transylvania Vocational Services Inc NC Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St Marys Home OR Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Standupgirl Com Foundation Inc. OR Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
UC Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 660
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 692,492
WildAid, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,551,852

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stanford Health Care 227 United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose Day Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
NatureBridge United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 -9,000
Taiheiyo Nogyo Araiansu Japan Food Security Donor Advised 2019 37,500
The Alliance for Climate Protection United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 195,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Waldorf School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Soaringwords, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 26,000
The Taylor Family Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 16,450
Southern Illinois University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 47,105
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Page SUM 1,781,005

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13280 records found.