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)
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Africa Misson Services of USA Inc N/A TN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc N/A TN United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Jolt Initiative N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 47,862
Texas A & M University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zilker Theater Productions N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Texas A & M University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 473,580
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Project Normalization Open Door Preschool N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
Page SUM 795,699

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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
Page SUM 355,200

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wausaukee High School WI Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jeffery Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization WI Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2019 400
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. WV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
W VA Council of Churches WV Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Teton Science Schools WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Jackson Hole Classical School, Inc. WY Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 57,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 621,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,171
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
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 Legion Post 115 United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Library Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Lung Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,040,777

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