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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Prescott College, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 39,500
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A AZ United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Prescott College, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Arizona Humane Society N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Arizona State University N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,393
Food for the Hungry, Inc. N/A AZ United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Valley Dogs Inc N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Northern Arizona University N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Grand Canyon Association N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Mijente Support Committee N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cortney's Place N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 1,875,993

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 328,450

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CDT Kids AZ Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Northern Arizona University AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
El Dorado Foundation, Inc. AZ General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Valley Dogs Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Mijente Support Committee AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Phoenix Children's Hospital AZ Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Southwest Human Development AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Arizona State University AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 4,393
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Page SUM 560,943

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 59,911
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,583
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,994
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 178,797
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 104,392
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,266
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,706
Page SUM 3,286,445

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