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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Forum Nacional de Protecao e Defesa Animal N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peel District School Board N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Oregon Military Museum Project N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Bronx Defenders N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A ON Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 35,542
Internews Network N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Population Action International N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
iFoster Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker Family Health Center Inc N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Cooks Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
DogTag Bakery, Inc. N/A DC United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Global Development Incubator Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Coastside Hope N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Page SUM 685,942

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Forum Nacional de Protecao e Defesa Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
CATO Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peel District School Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Oregon Military Museum Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Bronx Defenders N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 35,542
Internews Network N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Population Action International N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
iFoster Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker Family Health Center Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Cooks Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
DogTag Bakery, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Global Development Incubator Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Coastside Hope N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Page SUM 685,942

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Eye to Eye, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Austin Film Society TX Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
African Wildlife Foundation DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Regional Transit CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council Santa Cruz County CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California CA Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Indivisible Civics Inc DC Other Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prospect Silicon Valley CA Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Medha Corp MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
Millennium School of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HIAS, Inc. MD International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
National Center for Lesbian Rights CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 828,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Loudoun Hunger Relief United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Grameen Foundation USA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New America Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
The SAMFund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
TransFormCA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
National Psoriasis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Page SUM 147,718

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13110 records found.