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)
The LIVESTRONG Foundation N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A TX United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Society for Neuro-Oncology N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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 65,395
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
Cafe Momentum N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Greater Houston Community Foundation N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,547
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Texas Women's Foundation N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cuatro Por Venezuela N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
First Liberty Institute N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Project Red Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,356,942

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Bountiful Churchyards Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 5,217,325

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 750
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,622,900

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