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)
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Young Adult Alliance N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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 33,169
Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
We Are Cherished Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Commemorative Air Force N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 641,077

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yavneh Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 118,376

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kakenyas Dream United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The ONE Campaign United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Local Development Corporation of East New York United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Hollywood United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Marin Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Carey School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Hope in A Suitcase United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
InterAction Initiative Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 409,112
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
The Oaks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,214,274

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