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)
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Objectivist Center Ltd. N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
God's Company N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Reptile Conservation International, Inc. N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Dallas Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kamukama Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 172,114
University of Texas Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
North Texas Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
GUNAA Metropolitan DFW Chapter N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 882,855

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the MidPeninsula Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the MidPeninsula Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 640,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Fund for Charities United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,150
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Kidney Fund, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,350
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 College of Radiation Oncology Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 151,500

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