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)
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 32,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Draper Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Nordstrom Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 326,199

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