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)
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 660,000
Bucknell University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Philosophical Society N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Media Impact Funders Inc. N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
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 3,355
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
National Constitution Center N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,171
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
National Constitution Center N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,800
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A PA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community College of Rhode Island Foundation N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor Inc N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Providence College N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cranston High School West N/A RI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Social Enterprise Greenhouse N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,467,826

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,558,150

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Makesoil WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Building Changes WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Scholar Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Omprakash Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
South King County Food Coalition WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ashesi University Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Franklin Elementary School PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 850
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
COLTURA WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 410,000
Page SUM 1,504,450

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,583
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,994
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 104,392
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,266
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,706
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 17,858
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Philosophical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,218,453

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