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)
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 172,114
University of Texas Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
North Texas Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
GUNAA Metropolitan DFW Chapter N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 155,031
University of Texas Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sistema Infantil Teleton USA N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -4,630
Bridge Steps N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
BakerRipley N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 210,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 16,035
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Cuatro Por Venezuela N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 948,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 1,087,967

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development 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 Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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 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 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 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 10,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,599,200

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