Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

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)
Maram Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Commission to Every Nation Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth, Inc. N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 56,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Liberty Institute N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Comp-U-Dopt N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Southern Methodist University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Page SUM 585,012

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, District Council of Santa Cl Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 709,862

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hole Food Rescue Corp WY Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area WY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pioneer Classical School Inc WY Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 57,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ruskin Group Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Oakland International High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Ross Valley Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Learning and Loving Education Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Reading Results United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Stuttering Association for the Young Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Castle Rock Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
The Gunston School Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Bronx Defenders United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,235,250

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