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, and corporate 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)
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Ashland Community Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Count Basie Theatre, Inc. N/A NJ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Earth University Foundation N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Syracuse University N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Christianity Today International N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Cardigan Mountain School N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Catholic Charities USA N/A MD United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc N/A MI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The House Development Corporation NFP N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arts Northwest N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Brown University N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 1,149,600

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Ashland Community Hospital Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Count Basie Theatre, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Earth University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Syracuse University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Christianity Today International N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Cardigan Mountain School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Catholic Charities USA N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The House Development Corporation NFP N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arts Northwest N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Brown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 1,149,600

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rape Trauma Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
History San Jose CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,060,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino Educational Endowment United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Conversations du Monde France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Srv2thrv Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,171,320

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13110 records found.