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)
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Alzheimers Texas Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
Austin Film Society N/A TX United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Circular Board, Inc. N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Bible Study Fellowship N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
BSF International LLC N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
Page SUM 1,720,997

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,300
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 328,200

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Blue Heron Zen Community WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Read With Me Arusha WA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Association of Washington Generals WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,068
Life You Can Save WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Partners Asia WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Corporation of Gonzaga University WA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,750
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US WA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners International WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Big Life Foundation USA WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 513,568

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of Morgan County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charity Fair Horse Show United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hudson Institute, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Colorado College TH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bethel Church of Redding United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Djerassi Resident Artists Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 2,219,812

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13110 records found.