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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Dallas County Community College District Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
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
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 300
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 642,382

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 126,587

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teton Science Schools WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 61,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 18,531
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 260,131

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13280 records found.