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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 80,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy Ships United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,364
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Team Rubicon United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Martin C Kauffman One Hundred Club of Alameda County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
5Th Avenue Theatre Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Youth Speaks Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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