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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 11,260
Compassion in World Farming N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 53,453
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
New Economy Organisers Network N/A England Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,285
Solace Women's Aid N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Hatch Enterprise N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aquaculture Stewardship Council N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 -105
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Bristol N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,346,828

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,600
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Assyrian Arts Institute Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,045
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Page SUM 308,145

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Nottingham England Education Donor Advised 2018 11,260
Compassion in World Farming England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
University of Nottingham England Education Donor Advised 2018 53,453
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
InsightShare Network England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
New Economy Organisers Network England Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,285
Solace Women's Aid England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aquaculture Stewardship Council England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -105
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Bristol England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,346,828

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13110 records found.