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)
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
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 5,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A TN United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Project Normalization Open Door Preschool N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 310,000
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
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
Page SUM 1,033,082

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 242,500

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
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
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. WV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
W VA Council of Churches WV Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 908,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,080
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,557
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Legion Post 115 United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 310,387

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