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)
North Providence Senior Center Association N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
New England Basecamp N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500
Brown University of Providence N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Brown University of Providence N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Milk Fund Inc N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Moses Brown School N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame Inc N/A RI United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Weekapaug Foundation for Conservation N/A RI United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
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
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A SC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community N/A SC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Medical University of South Carolina N/A SC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 10,855,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 329,670

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Bulungula Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
VillageReach WA Education Donor Advised 2019 31,211
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
Kiran Anjali Project WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Awamaki US WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wellspring Family Services WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Amendment Foundation WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Seattle Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Life You Can Save WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 78,750
Page SUM 606,561

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
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 311,204
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 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,868
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,166
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
Page SUM 1,107,941

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