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)
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,115
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard Inc N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500
Hilltop Preparatory School Inc N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 369,001
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
B Lab Company N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
BeGirl.world N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard Inc N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Legal Services Inc. N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 236,370
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eluna N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
Benefits Data Trust N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
Page SUM 2,821,041

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 440
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 53,500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,650
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 152,065

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Salvation Army VA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United for Colombia VA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Institute for Free Speech VA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Internet Society VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Society of Cyberjutsu VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Richmond VA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Amazon Conservation Team VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Air Force Association VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National District Attorneys Association VA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 774,994
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 32,500
Health Care Without Harm VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 1,269,074

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Art Council Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arts Council Santa Cruz County United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 109,500
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Art Enables United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arts for Art, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arts Northwest United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashoka United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,700
Asia Society United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 343,600

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