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)
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,994
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -26,711
Keystone Progress Education Fund N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
Springboard Collaborative N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,266
The Character Lab Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
Edcamp Foundation N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aldea- The People's Justice Center N/A PA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Springboard Collaborative N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
Page SUM 1,994,152

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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 104,700

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends of Bulungula Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
Seattle Art Museum WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Upaya Social Ventures WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
VillageReach WA Education Donor Advised 2019 31,211
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
Kiran Anjali Project WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wellspring Family Services WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Amendment Foundation WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Life You Can Save WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 78,750
Page SUM 435,861

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Anti-Recidivism Coalition United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Aneurysm Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
AOPA Foundation United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
APEX Bangladesh Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Page SUM 1,299,238

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