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, and corporate 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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. N/A VT United States Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Behre Piano Associates Inc. Adamant Music School N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Goddard College Corporation N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
One Tree Planted Inc N/A VT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Kanpe Foundation Inc N/A VT United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium N/A VT United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yellow Barn Inc N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Great Bridge High School N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Protect Our Defenders Foundation N/A VA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 32,500
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
National Congress of Parents and Teachers N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 410,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 3,061,141

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Better Bennington Corporation VT Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc VT Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Kanpe Foundation Inc VT Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc VT Health Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. VT Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
University of Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Global Impact VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ashoka VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
TechnoServe Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. VA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,373,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Neighbors Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Woodson Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Resources Institute United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
World Arts West United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 3,467,944

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