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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
EnActe Arts Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Annunciation House Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
C 60 Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Friendship United Methodist Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mothers Against Drunk Driving N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,694
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Page SUM 2,093,966

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,364
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 95,414

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Discovery World, Ltd. WI Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
ProBuColls Association WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. WI Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Voces de la Frontera WI Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Community Stewardship Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc WV Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Page SUM 931,008

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Noora Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mayo Clinic United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
uAspire Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 600
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ruskin Group Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,063,930

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