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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Universita Di Roma Tor Vergata N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fundacion De Culebra Inc N/A Puerto Rico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Slaughter Association N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
South Omo Peoples' Development Association N/A Ethiopia Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 41,000
Community Initiative and Facilitation for Assistance N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Diakonie de La Tour N/A Austria Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,775
Irish Online Giving Foundation N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Public Association Promotion and Development Center N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 89,000
RIKEN N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 99,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,178
GWIN Korea N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2019 13,950
Career Accelerator Limited N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Centre for World Solidarity N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Dark Public Organization N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 1,537,805

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Radio Pooya Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Page SUM 617,500

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Prison University Project, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Amazon Watch CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rising World Incorporation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,500
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
San Francisco Community Radio CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Francisco Women's Centers CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 800
Santa Clara Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Pregnancy & Health CA Health Donor Advised 2019 550
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 269,495

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Dogs for Conservation Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,527
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wonderfest United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
Page SUM 625,727

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