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)
Texas Tribune Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
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
Dallas County Community College District Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
First Liberty Institute N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
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
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 300
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
Page SUM 778,882

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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
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
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 1,000
Page SUM 41,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,350
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Friends of Gatoto, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 7,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
American College of Radiation Oncology Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Documentary, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Friends of IDC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 310,000
American High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 85,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Composers Forum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Page SUM 615,350

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