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)
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
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
Page SUM 391,610

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
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
Services for Brain Injury Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 391,610

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
From the Heart Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. NV Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Population Connection DC Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Battery Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Hunger at Home CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Olive Seed Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Best Buddies International, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Srv2thrv Foundation TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bonnie J Addario A Breath Away From The Cure Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Page SUM 363,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
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
Services for Brain Injury United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 391,610

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13110 records found.