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)
Texas Women's Foundation N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 63,107
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Educational First Steps N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Children's Medical Center Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Project Red Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,678
Jolt Initiative N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Puede Network N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The 19th News N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 240,285

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 121,487

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teton Science Schools WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 44,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
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 Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
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 30,000
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 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 Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 306,831

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