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)
First Presbyterian Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 31,707
Hallmark University Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,810
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
Bat Conservation International, Inc. N/A TX United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 28,188
Sourashtra Dhaan Organization N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 300
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Pasadena ISD Education Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Southern Methodist University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Kodava Koota N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Texas Public Policy Foundation N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
Casa Jojo Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 5,348,033

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Childrens Health Council Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Childrens Health Council Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 362,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Legion Post 115 United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Library Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Lung Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 24,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Friends of Magen David Adom United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 523,300

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