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)
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel N/A TN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel N/A TN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Thistle Farms Inc N/A TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Baylor School N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,893
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A TN United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valor Collegiate Academies N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A TN United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 830
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Jordan Thomas Foundation Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Schizophrenia International Research Society Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Objectivist Center Ltd. N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
God's Company N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Reptile Conservation International, Inc. N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Catholic Charities of Dallas Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kamukama Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 172,114
Page SUM 630,278

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 355,150

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. WV Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. WV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
W VA Council of Churches WV Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Jackson Hole Classical School, Inc. WY Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 57,000
Teton Science Schools WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 670,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 18,531
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 693,081

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