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.

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Attention Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Inquiry Facilitators Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Lowell General Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
uAspire Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
East London Business Alliance England Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food4Good United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youngstown State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
DC Central Kitchen Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 493,357

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