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)
National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Maisha Meds Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Innermost House Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Whole Womans Advocacy Alliance N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Osteoporosis Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Protect Our Defenders Foundation N/A VA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
PBS Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Protect Our Defenders Foundation N/A VA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,923,023

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 85,000
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 55,950
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 2,443,550

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Think of Us VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Madeira School Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation VA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. VA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Health Care Without Harm VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Maisha Meds Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Better Angels Society Inc VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
College Foundation of the University of Virginia VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way Worldwide VA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 147,775
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Spirit of America Worldwide VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,002,575

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Wildflower Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 650,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Agrarian Land Trust United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Up with People-Incorporated California United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 799,800

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