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, and corporate 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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Food for the Hungry, Inc. N/A AZ United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sierra Vista Community Chorus Society N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Colibri Center for Human Rights N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
International Earthlight Alliance N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Phoenix Children's Hospital N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mongol Ecology Center N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
International Earthlight Alliance N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Shearim Torah High School N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 494,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 311,102

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cortney's Place AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Grand Canyon Association AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. AZ International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tewecado Trust, Inc. AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kino Border Initiative Inc AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CDT Kids AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Central Arts Alliance AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Estrella Vista Elementary School AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Colibri Center for Human Rights AZ Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 160,250

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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 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,178
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 369,001
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,868
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
Page SUM 1,364,164

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