Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 373,332

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Student Veterans of America DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Matthew School NJ Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc KY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth FL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Inc MN Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 531,311

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Valley Churches United United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
Louth SPCA Animal Shelter Limited Ireland Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 373,332

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13110 records found.