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)
Code Orange Robotics Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
South Bay Islamic Association CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Beat the Streets Providence RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 323,098

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Childrens Miracle Network United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
California Family Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Momentum Group United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ARC Cancer Support Centres Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hakchon Theater South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Techbridge Girls United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Well Community Development Corporation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Heifer Project International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 616,353

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