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)
California Forward Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Luna Kids Dance, Inc. Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Nature Institute Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,675
Partners Asia Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,128,675

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
African Library Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Luna Kids Dance, Inc. Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Nature Institute Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,675
Partners Asia Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,056,675

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Passageways KS Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ZappyLab, Inc. CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa IA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zearn Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,337,700

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youthcare United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 2,203,450

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13280 records found.