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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
College Avenue Presbyterian Church Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Not for Sale Fund Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 2,500
PolicyLink Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Irvington High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 225
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
National Equity Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 250,000
Oakland Strokes Incorporated Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Living Jazz Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Asian Health Services Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The National Center for Science Education Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 400,000
Page SUM 1,807,625

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
College Avenue Presbyterian Church Alameda Other Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Not for Sale Fund Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 2,500
PolicyLink Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Irvington High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2020 225
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
National Equity Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 250,000
Oakland Strokes Incorporated Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Living Jazz Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Asian Health Services Alameda Other Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The National Center for Science Education Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 400,000
Page SUM 1,807,625

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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Youth Making A Difference CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zen Heart Sangha Inc CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Youth Passageways MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zephyr Institute Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 13,775
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 200
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 250
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 12,500
Page SUM 128,425

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 35,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 12,500
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Youth Making A Difference United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zen Heart Sangha Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zephyr Institute Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 13,775
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Fa United States Human Services Committee Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 300
Page SUM 258,075

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14797 records found.