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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Page SUM 260,445

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Page SUM 260,445

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities OR Health Donor Advised 2018 200
ENOK IL International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Albans Country Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Harker School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Secular Student Alliance CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 555,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
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
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Page SUM 260,445

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13110 records found.