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)
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,813
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
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
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 350
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Fresh Life Foundation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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
Blue Endeavors Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Page SUM 1,526,313

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,813
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 350
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Fresh Life Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Blue Endeavors Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Partners Asia Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Page SUM 1,526,313

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
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 8,000
Young Mens 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 62,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Young Mens 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 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,118,525

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth for Mountainous Development Tajikistan Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Force NOLA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Page SUM 252,150

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13280 records found.