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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Radio Pooya Contra Costa CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Perpetua Parish Contra Costa CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,099,020
The Crowden Music Center Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Median Foundation Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Net Impact Alameda CA United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Community Land Trust Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 520
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,984,740

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Radio Pooya Contra Costa International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Perpetua Parish Contra Costa Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Give2Asia Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,099,020
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Net Impact Alameda Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Community Land Trust Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 520
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,984,740

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,385,400

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,583
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,994
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 104,392
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,266
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,706
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 17,858
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,115
Page SUM 1,350,768

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13280 records found.