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)
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Jolt Initiative N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
TeamBrownsville Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
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
Cafe Momentum N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Casa Jojo Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Annunciation House Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Casa Jojo Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Objectivist Center Ltd. N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
God's Company N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,318,425

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
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 685,450

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 85,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Composers Forum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
American Documentary, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Friends of IDC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 310,000
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 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 1,000
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 Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Humanist Association United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,263,800

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