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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,767
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,110
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,158
Texas A & M University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Sistema Infantil Teleton USA N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 54,067
Texas A & M University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 473,580
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
First Liberty Institute N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Educational First Steps N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Casa Jojo Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,609
Texas A&M Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,953,716

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 107,737

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 57,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 286,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 18,531
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 158,631

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13280 records found.