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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PROVIDA Foundation N/A Slovakia Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 95,005
Health and Social Transformation Initiative N/A Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Youth for Mountainous Development N/A Tajikistan Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 59,700
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 3,000
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Samy Maroun Center for Space, Time and the Quantum N/A France Sciences Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Halmstad University has N/A Sweden Education Corporate Advised 2019 13,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 207,477
Salbuurun Federation N/A Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,750
Griffith University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National University Corporation Kyushu University N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Awe Tibuame, A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,900
University of Deusto N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Page SUM 3,481,815

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 128,860

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Vista Community Chorus Society AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Mijente Support Committee AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Shearim Torah High School AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Valley Dogs Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Policy Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of the River Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 667,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier Mission Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 93,900

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