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)
Dallas County Community College District Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
First Liberty Institute N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 260,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 63,107
Greater Houston Community Foundation N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,547
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Texas Women's Foundation N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Deans for Impact N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 300
Dallas Film Society Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,750
Project Red Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Puede Network N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 662,882

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,305,467

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Conservative Union Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 225,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 24,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Friends of Magen David Adom United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 105,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Humanist Association United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 1,123,000

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