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)
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Kamukama Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 66,392
Deans for Impact N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
First Liberty Institute N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Dallas County Community College District Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 65,395
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dallas Film Society Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,750
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -4,630
Domingo Trevino Middle School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
ImmSchools N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
BakerRipley N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 210,000
Deep Vellum Publishing N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,187,210

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Page SUM 80,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Friends of the Parents Circle Families Forum United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Friends Service Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Friends Service Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Indian Child Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
American Journalism Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
American Corporate Partners United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 4,645,700

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