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.

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Sunnyvale Historical Society & Museum Association Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Institute for Field Research CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Temple Emanu-El of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Parish CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Battery Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The Foundation Schools MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
First Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Robert Cooper Audubon Society IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated GA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Foundation Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Center for Youth Wellness United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Austrian Academy of Sciences Austria Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
CHAC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
How Far Foundation Incorporated United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Spirit Rock Meditation Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Verified Voting Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Billerica Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Senior Services for Northern California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Committee of 100 Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Synapse School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
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