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)
Abolitionist Law Center N/A PA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,765
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Inc N/A PA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia N/A PA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Medical Students for Choice N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 450
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,573
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 104,392
Simons Fund N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 821,565

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 107,700

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Scholar Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Omprakash Foundation WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The WinWin Collective Inc WA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 360
Makesoil WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Big Life Foundation USA WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
South King County Food Coalition WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Franklin Elementary School PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 850
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Casa Latina WA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 713,716

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arab American Family Services United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Andersen Tax Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American University in Cairo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 1,660,700

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