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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Youth Service Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation N/A Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter N/A ON Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Flemington Area Food Pantry Inc N/A NJ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
George W. Bush Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 18,820
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Youth Service Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Flemington Area Food Pantry Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
George W. Bush Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 18,820
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
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