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)
We Are Cherished Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Commemorative Air Force N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kamukama Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Circular Board, Inc. N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
EnActe Arts Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 939,813

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Nicholas Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Fistula Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 424,750

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 380
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Core Gift Institute WA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Patient Empowerment Network WA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Childhaven WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Read With Me Arusha WA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 39,780
Sangati WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 470,430

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hi-Hope Service Center Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Manhattan College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Parkside Boosters United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Lava Mae United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Noora Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mayo Clinic United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
uAspire Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Page SUM 447,034

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