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 County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Children's Defense Fund N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A HI United States Donor Advised 2018 250,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation N/A Tajikistan Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund N/A CO United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Union rempart N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. N/A NJ United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 636,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Free the Slaves Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Geek Academy N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Community Housing Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lions Club International Ftdn N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,200
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation 22Stars N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Page SUM 984,471

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 -200
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
PC Charitable Foundation OH Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati OH Donor Advised 2018 500
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Genesys Works Bay Area CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trinity Christian College Association IL Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
ZappyLab, Inc. CA Donor Advised 2018 600,000
MLB Uptown LLC TN Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,357,300

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Genesys Works Bay Area United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation Tajikistan Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Free the Slaves Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lions Club International Ftdn United States Donor Advised 2018 2,200
San Francisco Women Against Rape United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation 22Stars Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Page SUM 984,471

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13110 records found.