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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort ascending Amount (USD)
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Campaign Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National LGBTQ Task Force N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PFLAG Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Martime National Park Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Secular Student Alliance N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Civil Rights Corps N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 1,614,425

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort ascending Amount (USD)
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund DC Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Secular Student Alliance CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation FL Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
CALmatters CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
CALmatters CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Civil Rights Corps DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
Prime Coalition, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Quoria Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 23,368
Ames Comm School District IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,591,793

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