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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A India Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A India Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Rural Volunteers Centre N/A India Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Centre for World Solidarity N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society International India N/A India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,039,124
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation N/A India Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 -444,589
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,097
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 6,348
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,000
Jubilant Bhartia Foundation N/A India Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 77,320
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 1,060
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 68
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 444,589
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 9,479
Page SUM 6,267,496

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Park Day School Corporation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Partners in Oakland Education Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Partners Asia Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Outdoor Afro Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,900
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 520
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 168,770

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Willow Oaks Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wisdom Sun CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Women in Film CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William James Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Wilson Disease Association NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
With Grace Foundation Inc CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 5,717,900

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust India Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust India Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Rural Volunteers Centre India Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Centre for World Solidarity India Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society International India India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,039,124
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation India Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 -444,589
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,097
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 6,348
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,000
Jubilant Bhartia Foundation India Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 77,320
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 1,060
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 68
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 444,589
Indian Institute of Science India Education Donor Advised 2019 9,479
Page SUM 6,267,496

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13280 records found.