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)
Project Normalization Open Door Preschool N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
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
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
FuelEd Schools, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Paul Quinn College N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Texas Inmate Families Association N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Assistance Center of Collin County, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 375
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,553,817

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 310,000
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Calvary Baptist Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Campbell Parents Participation Preschool Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Calvary Baptist Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Canary Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Canary Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Canary Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cambrian Educational Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canary Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 -50,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 717,950

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
American Composers Forum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
American Documentary, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Friends of IDC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 310,000
American High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 85,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservative Union Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 225,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,063,750

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