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)
SMART Liberia N/A Liberia Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo A. C. N/A Mexico Food Security Donor Advised 2019 17,200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A India Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
The University of Naples Federico II N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 600
Rakema A.C. N/A Mexico International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 149,850
Salbuurun Federation N/A Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Fundacion Proydesa N/A Argentina Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
People's Artist M. Nazaraliev Cultural and Educational Publi N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 790
Tech Lounge Association N/A Romania Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
ProSociedad, Hacer Bien el Bien, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 76,413
National University Corporation Kyushu University N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -20,100
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2019 41,500
Page SUM 5,242,553

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
W Haywood Burns Institute Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Page SUM 11,072,000

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Juneau Cooperative Christian Ministry AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Providence Alaska Foundation AK Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alaska Native Women-s Resource Center AK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc AK Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Eyak Preservation Council AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Bering Sea Womens Group AK Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Everyday People for Change Inc AL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Soil Health Academy AL Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Feeding the Gulf Coast AL Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,750
Board of the University of Alabama AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,242,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youthcare United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,212,500

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