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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
Valley Churches United N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
Louth SPCA Animal Shelter Limited N/A Ireland Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority N/A MI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
Services for Brain Injury Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Moneythink N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 488,610

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Best Buddies International, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Heart N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
Valley Churches United N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
Louth SPCA Animal Shelter Limited N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 221,145

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Brigham Young University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 355,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Futures in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fishers Landing P T O United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
Page SUM 1,314,087

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