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)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Soles 4 Souls N/A TN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Tau Beta Pi Association Inc N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Africa Misson Services of USA Inc N/A TN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Plenty International N/A TN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
SPCA of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Children's Medical Center Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 65,395
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christian Relief Fund N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 840
Page SUM 134,635

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 328,350

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. WV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
W VA Council of Churches WV Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jackson Hole Classical School, Inc. WY Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 57,000
Teton Science Schools WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 674,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,171
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 18,531
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
Page SUM 223,946

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