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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Alameda County Homeless Action Center Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ephesian Community Food Share Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services Alameda CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
Ruby's Place Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Page SUM 768,315

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Alameda County Homeless Action Center Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
AI4ALL Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ephesian Community Food Share Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services Alameda Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Page SUM 768,315

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Ya- Ya Network Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
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 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Page SUM 189,650

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 163,300

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