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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
PathLight International Inc Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ruby's Place Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
California Forward Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Upstream USA Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Aneurysm Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,723,550

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Akira's Book Club Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Page SUM 378,900

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Page SUM 145,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,250
You Matter Too United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,057,575

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