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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Madeira School Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Institute for Learning Development, Inc. N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Methuselah Foundation N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
STEM for Her Foundation N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Health Care Without Harm N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Cornerstones Inc N/A VA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
National Association of State Boards of Education N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Rainforest Trust N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,000
United Charitable N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Kakenyas Dream N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Albert Hill Middle School N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 458,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,111,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 131,579
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 5,240,752

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Children Incorporated VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
The Methuselah Foundation VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
TechnoServe Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation VA Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Tahirih Justice Center VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
University of Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Global Impact VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Concord Coalition Corp VA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
College Foundation of the University of Virginia VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
TechnoServe Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Page SUM 1,293,025

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Dogs for Conservation Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,527
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wonderfest United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
Page SUM 717,687

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