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, and corporate 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)
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 8,606
Bible Study Fellowship N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Common Threads N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
First Presbyterian Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 31,707
Hallmark University Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Jolt Initiative N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bat Conservation International, Inc. N/A TX United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 141,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
4word N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
TeamBrownsville Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 195,000
Cafe Momentum N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 724,288

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 310,000
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the MidPeninsula Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the MidPeninsula Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 633,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 24,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Friends of Magen David Adom United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 105,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Humanist Association United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 988,000

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