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)
Benefits Data Trust N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
B Lab Company N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
New Sun Rising N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Against Malaria Foundation N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
George School N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
Breastcancer Org N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
Page SUM 2,506,115

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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 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
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
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
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 194,250

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tebah USA WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
SOS Health Services of Walla Walla WA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Awamaki US WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
MomsRising Education Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Westside Baby WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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
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 372,900
Washington FIRST Robotics WA Youth Development 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 5,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 1,771,975

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Animals Australia Federation Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Appeal of Conscience Foundation United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Studies Assn United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animals in Need Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Appling County Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Annunciation House Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Promise Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,800
Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,800
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Page SUM 530,724

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