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)
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Philadelphia Orchestra Association N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000,000
The Salvation Army N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Malala Fund N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia N/A PA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,765
Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Inc N/A PA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia N/A PA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,856
Page SUM 56,121,263

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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 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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
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 122,000

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Awamaki US WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Westside Baby WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MomsRising Education Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Mending Wings WA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Stories WA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
OldDog Haven WA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2019 372,900
Washington FIRST Robotics WA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Amplio Network WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Washington State University Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Core Gift Institute WA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,827,550

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Anthony Manning Kunin Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Arab American Family Services United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American University in Cairo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Andersen Tax Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,862,900

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