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)
Medical University of South Carolina N/A SC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 612,718
Clemson University Foundation N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Clemson University Foundation N/A SC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tri-County Technical College Foundation, Inc. N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Little Steps N/A SC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fort Mill Care Center Inc N/A SC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
OneWorld Health N/A SC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,750
Church Creek Presbyterian Church N/A SC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Windsor Elementary School N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Truck of Love N/A SC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Truck of Love N/A SC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Truck of Love N/A SC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A SC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology N/A SD United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology N/A SD United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 495,544
Oglala Sioux Tribe N/A SD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,257,262

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 340,702

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
VillageReach WA Education Donor Advised 2019 31,211
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
MomsRising Education Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Mending Wings WA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Stories WA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
OldDog Haven WA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Wellspring Family Services WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Amendment Foundation WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ashesi University Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Core Gift Institute WA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Page SUM 648,436

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 Corporate Advised 2019 74,162
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
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 Donor Advised 2019 4,178
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 369,001
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
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 311,204
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 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Page SUM 1,543,443

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