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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Texas A&M Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Domingo Trevino Middle School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Educational First Steps N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
FuelEd Schools, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
4word N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
FuelEd Schools, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Paul Quinn College N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Texas Inmate Families Association N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 1,552,942

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,022,967

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Friends Service Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Indian Child Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
American Journalism Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
American Corporate Partners United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Fund for Charities United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,150
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 4,545,200

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