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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mongol Ecology Center N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
International Earthlight Alliance N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Grand Canyon Association N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A AZ United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
International Earthlight Alliance N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kino Border Initiative Inc N/A AZ United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Mercy Corps N/A AZ United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. N/A AZ United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CDT Kids N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Valley Dogs Inc N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arizona Humane Society N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Arizona State University N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,393
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A AR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A AR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 223,299
Heifer International Foundation N/A AR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 660,692

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 121,798

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kino Border Initiative Inc AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Cortney's Place AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Arizona University AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. AZ International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Mercy Corps AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Page SUM 329,700

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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 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 2,000
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 750
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 1,000
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 33,469
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 129,586
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,856
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 44,927
Page SUM 922,294

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