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.

Grantee Bay Area County Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,600
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hawassa University N/A Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 156,500
Erdemnet Training Center N/A Mongolia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation N/A Canada Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kenya Livestock Marketing Council N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,150
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 126,228
Society for All Round Development N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 55,662
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Union of Associations of Farmers of Murghab District N/A Tajikistan International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Equality Italia N/A Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 55,217
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 1,700,297

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 60,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
American Kidney Fund, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,350
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Friends of Gatoto, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 7,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
American College of Radiation Oncology Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 81,550

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