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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Mercy Multiplied America Inc N/A TN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,300
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
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
Mending Hearts, Inc. N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Isha Foundation Inc N/A TN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 2,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents for Peace N/A TN United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Africa Misson Services of USA Inc N/A TN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ducks Unlimited, Inc. N/A TN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200,000
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 500
Fisk University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Church Health Center of Memphis Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 397,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 375,400

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jeffery Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization WI Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 58,895
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Incorporated WI Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Wausaukee High School WI Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lung Cancer Research Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 926,295

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
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 3,355
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 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 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 16,091
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 203
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,688
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
Page SUM 1,521,435

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