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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Southern Oregon University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Center for Global Development United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 49,942
Woodside Village Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Wisdom Sun United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Teach For All Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Elite Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New Profit, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Church World Service Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Artescape United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Heifer International Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
StarVista United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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