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)
New England Basecamp N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500
Bradley Hospital Foundation N/A RI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
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
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Weekapaug Foundation for Conservation N/A RI United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor Inc N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community N/A SC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Church Creek Presbyterian Church N/A SC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tri-County Technical College Foundation, Inc. N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 10,990,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Page SUM 84,672

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hope for Life WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Remote Energy WA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Awamaki US WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Amplifier Foundation WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education WA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Amplio Network WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education WA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Gates Philanthropy Partners WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 101,999
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Public Defender Association WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
College Success Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Makesoil WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 16,623,819

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,266
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,706
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 17,858
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 74,162
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
American Philosophical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,115
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,178
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 369,001
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,767,279

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