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)
Hekima Place Inc. N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Franklin & Marshall College N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Breastcancer Org N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
Lehigh 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 46,171
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Corporation of Haverford College N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
WQED Multimedia N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Moses Brown School N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Milk Fund Inc N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame Inc N/A RI United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Brown University of Providence N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Brown University of Providence N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 661,776

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,266,999

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Christian Mission Services WA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Patient Empowerment Network WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,040
Tibetan Nuns Project WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Food Lifeline WA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
College Success Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Casa Latina WA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ashesi University Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Remote Energy WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Remote Energy WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Think Zambia Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,275
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 5,996,515

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 59,911
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,583
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,994
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 104,392
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 2,700,028

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