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)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 143,750
Artists Association of Nantucket N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc N/A CT United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated N/A GA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
International Society for Technology in Education N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Exploring the Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
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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 Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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 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)
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 143,750
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ignite United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
International Society for Technology in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Exploring the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
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13280 records found.