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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mayo Clinic N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PAWSitively Cats N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A AZ United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Arizona N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
The Hermitage Cat Shelter N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Phoenix Center for the Arts N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Sonoran Desert Alliance N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 27,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Southwest Human Development N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Honey Foundation N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 817,942

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Fistula Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Nicholas Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 412,750

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Arizona AZ Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Forever Young Foundation AZ General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 11,500
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
OCJ Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Tucson Wildlife Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Womens Council on African American Affairs AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arkansas Athletes Outreach AR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 946,872

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
One World Children's Fund United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lava Mae United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mayo Clinic United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Noora Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
uAspire Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 600
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Simon Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CollegeSpring Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 429,480

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