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)
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel N/A TN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel N/A TN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Thistle Farms Inc N/A TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Baylor School N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,893
Fisk University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Isha Foundation Inc N/A TN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fisk University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Valor Collegiate Academies N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A TN United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 830
Educational First Steps N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Operation Helmet Incorporated N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 195,000
Domingo Trevino Middle School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cafe Momentum N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
First Liberty Institute N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 560,423

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 326,800

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Alpha Sigma Nu, Incorporated WI Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
W VA Council of Churches WV Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. WV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Habitat for Humanity International, Inc. WY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teton Science Schools WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jackson Hole Classical School, Inc. WY Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 953,500

Pages

12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 33,469
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,856
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 129,586
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Legion Post 115 United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Library Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Lung Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 427,111

Pages

13280 records found.