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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Southern Methodist University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Operation Helmet Incorporated N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Dallas Women's Foundation N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Hand to Hold N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bible Study Fellowship N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Pasadena ISD Education Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sistema Infantil Teleton USA N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Dallas Film Society Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 824,581

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 346,700

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Passlove Charity Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Patient Empowerment Network WA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. WA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
New Beginnings WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Nonprofit Corp WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Market Foundation WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Ventures WA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Neighborhood House Incorporated WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Brothers for Life WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 39,780
Beach Elementary School WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 695,530

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LatinoJustice PRLDEF United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Exhibition District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Carnegie Institution of Washington United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Health and Science University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Learning Center Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,443,700

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