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)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A KS United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 500
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
PC Charitable Foundation N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Le Refuge N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A PR Puerto Rico Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,216,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 500
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
PC Charitable Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Le Refuge N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,216,600

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati OH Donor Advised 2018 500
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 175,858
MLB Uptown LLC TN Donor Advised 2018 70,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Children's Defense Fund DC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri UT Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,508,258

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
University of Melbourne Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 697,461

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