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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Against Malaria Foundation N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
George School N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,174
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,706
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 17,858
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,233
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 74,162
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,557
American Philosophical Society N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,178
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
Breastcancer Org N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hekima Place Inc. N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Franklin & Marshall College N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,052,026

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 187,850

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Westside Baby WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MomsRising Education Fund WA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate 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 5,000
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2019 372,900
Washington FIRST Robotics WA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Core Gift Institute WA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Elements of Education Partners WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington WA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Washington State University Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
International Christian Mission Services WA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Patient Empowerment Network WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,040
Partners International WA Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Read With Me Arusha WA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 740,590

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animals Asia Foundation Limited United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Appeal of Conscience Foundation United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Animals Australia Federation Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
American University in Cairo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Appling County Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Andersen Tax Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Animals in Need Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,800
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Page SUM 811,524

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13280 records found.