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)
Bridge Steps N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,609
Bible Study Fellowship N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Catholic Charities of Dallas Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girlstart N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Girlstart N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
University of Houston N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
On Eagles Wings Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 49,514
American National Red Cross N/A TX United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 47,862
Texas A & M University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
EMERGE Fellowship N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 38,550
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Texas A & M University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 473,580
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 1,123,165

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 60,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 600,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 2,673,700

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