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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Spring Branch Education Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Annunciation House Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 8,606
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Common Threads N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
First Presbyterian Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 31,707
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Hallmark University Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
BakerRipley N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 210,000
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,350
Casa Jojo Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jolt Initiative N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cafe Momentum N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,129,088

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,029,717

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of the Israel Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Israel Education Foundation Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
American Friends of the Norman Foster Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Friends of the Parents Circle Families Forum United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Page SUM 876,950

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