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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation N/A VA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 32,500
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Congress of Parents and Teachers N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
City Fund N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,405,332
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 233,209
Arnold Air Society - Silver Wings Angel Flight Educational N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -866
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Charities Aid Foundation America N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,375
Concord Coalition Corp N/A VA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Congress of Parents and Teachers N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Life Church N/A VA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Charities Aid Foundation America N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 48,600
Page SUM 5,014,850

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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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Amazon Conservation Team VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Mind and Life Institute VA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Air Force Association VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
National Institute for Learning Development, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Build Care Inspire Corp VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Charities Aid Foundation America VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,375
George Mason University VA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Life Church VA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lynbrook Elementary VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Charities Aid Foundation America VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 48,600
George Mason University VA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Impact 2030 Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Every1 Can Work VA Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,395,275

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wilsonville Robotics Stewardship Group United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 56,250
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wogrammer Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woke Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Womens Lunch Place Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Page SUM 1,997,500

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13280 records found.