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)
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The LIVESTRONG Foundation N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Latino Arts Project N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,041
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Texas Tribune Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Children's Medical Center Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 610,041

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 115,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of the Israel Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Israel Education Foundation Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
American Friends of the Norman Foster Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 593,950

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