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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Sightline Institute N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 23,368
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castro Valley Arts Foundation Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Oregon Foundation Supporting A Cure for Cancer N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Responsible Travel N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 44,900
Children's Hospital Los Angeles N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Citzens of the World Charter Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 618,175
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Corpsgiving Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Dignity and Power Now N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 -250,000
The ONE Campaign N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 1,611,743

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 129,525

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Eisner Scholars CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Page SUM 116,850

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Sightline Institute United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 23,368
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castro Valley Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Oregon Foundation Supporting A Cure for Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Responsible Travel United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 44,900
Children's Hospital Los Angeles United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Citzens of the World Charter Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 618,175
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Corpsgiving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Dignity and Power Now United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 -250,000
The ONE Campaign United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 1,611,743

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13280 records found.