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)
Cat Action Team N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Tata Education And Development Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 52,718
JINC N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Erromango Cultural Association N/A Vanuatu Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Pacific Network on Globalisation N/A Fiji Community Development Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Association Consortium pour les Aires et Territ N/A Switzerland Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 3,057,285

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 254,250

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pug Rescue of Sacramento CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Reinvent Stockton Foundation CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 75,000
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Friends of the Israel Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Asia Society CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Social Profit Network CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Academy of Sciences CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Spartan Foundation Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 808,870

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 149,300

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