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)
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Bridge Steps N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Dallas Film Society Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,750
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Project Red Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The 19th News N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,110
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Deep Vellum Publishing N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
BakerRipley N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 210,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 66,392
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
SPCA of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 759,430

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 690,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Friends of the Parents Circle Families Forum United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Friends Service Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Journalism Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
American Corporate Partners United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Friends Service Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 4,657,250

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