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)
Hekima Place Inc. N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Franklin & Marshall College 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 4,521
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
Corporation of Haverford College N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
WQED Multimedia N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Moving Traditions N/A PA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard Inc N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500
American Friends Service Committee N/A PA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Computer Reach N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,856
Hilltop Preparatory School Inc N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard Inc N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 962,148

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 440
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 53,500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,650
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 152,065

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 38,100
National Congress of Parents and Teachers VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Operation Smile, Inc. VA Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prison Fellowship Ministries VA Other Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,200
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 233,209
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life VA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Our Military Kids, Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Murder Accountability Project VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 8,261,232
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Page SUM 9,097,091

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 109,500
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Art Enables United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arts for Art, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ashoka United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Arts Northwest United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Asia Society United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,662
Arm of Care Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,700
Asia Society United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 266,062

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