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)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents for Peace N/A TN United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ducks Unlimited, Inc. N/A TN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Fisk University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Church Health Center of Memphis Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fisk University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
7Element Atheletics Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. N/A TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Soles 4 Souls N/A TN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 276,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 156,024

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lung Cancer Research Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Marquette University WI Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Brooklink, Inc. WI Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development WI Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Morgridge Institute for Research Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2019 520,223
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Jeffery Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization WI Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 58,895
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,021,018

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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 139,614
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 16,091
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 203
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,688
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 33,469
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 129,586
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,856
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,927
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Page SUM 1,039,794

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