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, and corporate 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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Southwest Human Development N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Tucson Wildlife Center N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Prescott College, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A AZ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Vincere Foundation N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance Inc. N/A AZ United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A AZ United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Mayo Clinic N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Training Network Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
PAWSitively Cats N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Page SUM 2,331,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St. Nicholas Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Fistula Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 423,000

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kino Border Initiative Inc AZ International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
Homeless ID Project AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCJ Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vincere Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 900
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 719,664

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Djerassi Resident Artists Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastside Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chopsticks Alley Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Best Friends Animal Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hoa Aina O Makaha United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,462
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Development and Children Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Eastside Educational Trust England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Denver Dumb Friends League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit High School of New Orleans United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 464,962

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