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, 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)
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Keystone Progress Education Fund N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,868
Springboard Collaborative N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 203
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
The Character Lab Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Edcamp Foundation N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
Springboard Collaborative N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Cranberry Community Chest N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Character Lab Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
Page SUM 1,575,604

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 117,250

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
Kiran Anjali Project WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wellspring Family Services WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Amendment Foundation WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Casa Latina WA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Seattle Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Life You Can Save WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 78,750
Eastside Academy WA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Charter Collaborative WA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Lakeside School WA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mockingbird Society WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Clark College WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Ashesi University Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 458,021

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
AOPA Foundation United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
APEX Bangladesh Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Americares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
API Cultural Center, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 4,026,122

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