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)
7Element Atheletics Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Fisk University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Fisk University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Church Health Center of Memphis Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. N/A TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Latino Arts Project N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Tarrant Area Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,041
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Texas Tribune Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Deans for Impact N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 490,041

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Page SUM 313,150

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Brooklink, Inc. WI Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development WI Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Marquette University WI Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International, Inc. WY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
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
Page SUM 682,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 139,614
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 328,395

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