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 Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 36,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Queens Grant High School VIP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Senior Services for Northern California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Prescott College, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
The National Association for Urban Debate Leagues United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 401,113

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