Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Network on Women in Prison Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upstart Bay Area Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
One Dollar For Life Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Library Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,800,050

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Network on Women in Prison Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
One Dollar For Life Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Library Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,800,050

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Friends Service Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Indian Child Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
American Journalism Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
American Corporate Partners United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Fund for Charities United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,150
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Kidney Fund, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 4,132,500

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13280 records found.