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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Salk Institute for Biological Studies United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,550,171
Hudson Institute, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,688,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,750,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Populace Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
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