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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Unravel Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,888
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
WildAid, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hemopet N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homework Central San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside High School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yellowhammer Fund N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Laguna Food Pantry N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 1,356,163

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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 Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 766,383

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
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 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 213,200

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Unravel United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,888
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
WildAid, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hemopet United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homework Central United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
India Community Center, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Laguna Food Pantry United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 1,356,163

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13280 records found.