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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,600
HTL Wien 3 Rennweg N/A Austria Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 720
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
TIDE Institute N/A Rep Of Korea Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 59,700
A Toda Voz, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
University of Cape Town N/A South Africa Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kyrgyz Jayity National pasture users Association of Kyrgyzs N/A Kyrgyzstan Food Security Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Nadacna fond Centra podpurne pace Thomayerovy nemocnice Leci N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Foundation the Research Institute of Industrial Economics N/A Sweden International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Public Organization "LATIF" N/A Tajikistan Community Development Donor Advised 2019 19,400
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
King's College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,290
Page SUM 2,580,923

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Peoples Conservatory Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 197,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 670,000

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Palo Alto Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Imagine H2O Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Donor Advised 2019 49,000
Jewish Family Service of San Diego CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Film Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,333
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 350
Self-Help for the Elderly CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 187,333

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
World Arts West United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Resources Institute United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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 360
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 15,000
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
Page SUM 1,298,087

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