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 State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Standupgirl Com Foundation Inc. N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Corporation of Gonzaga University N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 175,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 48,800
St Marys Home N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,500
Eagle Island Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Specialized Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Exploring the Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 668,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 789,383

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 644,800

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
CollegeSpring Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Standupgirl Com Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Corporation of Gonzaga University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Tahirih Justice Center United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 175,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 48,800
St Marys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,500
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Specialized Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Exploring the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 668,300

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13280 records found.