Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 State Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Commission to Every Nation Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Auburn Theological Seminary N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mepkin Abbey Catholic Conference N/A SC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich N/A MI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Ignatian Spirituality Project N/A IL United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Congregation Bnai Brith Corporation N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A GA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 70,000
New Mt Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Coastside Jewish Community N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 169,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Commission to Every Nation Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Auburn Theological Seminary N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mepkin Abbey Catholic Conference N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Ignatian Spirituality Project N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Congregation Bnai Brith Corporation N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 70,000
New Mt Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Coastside Jewish Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 169,300

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Church of the Ascension FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Religions CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Christian Community Development Association IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Whole Armour International Church MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Jewish Council for Public Affairs NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Western American Diocese of Russian Orthodox Church Outside CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,600
St. Moses Church MD Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Chabad of Burbank CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University IN Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 220,650

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