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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Heifer International Foundation N/A AR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 32,300
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Renew America Inc N/A AR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2020 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
Tewecado Trust, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Good Market Inc N/A AZ United States Environment Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 13,500
Veteran Project Management Mentoring Alliance N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Save the Family Foundation of Arizona N/A AZ United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Equality Arizona N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 3,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,250
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Page SUM 246,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 3,675
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 20,400
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 23,350
The Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 400,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 3,375
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 50,000
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
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 150,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 684,900

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Arizona, Inc. AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2020 28,250
Banner Alzheimers Foundation AZ Health Donor Advised 2020 25,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 250
International Cancer Advocacy Network AZ Health Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Banner Health Foundation AZ Health Donor Advised 2020 5,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 13,500
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Alliance for Global Justice AZ International Development Donor Advised 2020 500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 3,000
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Alliance for Global Justice AZ International Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 5,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,250
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Alliance for Global Justice AZ International Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 222,450

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 400
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2020 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 250,000
Yes on 18 - Vote for Our Future United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 10,000
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 20,000
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Young 1ove Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2020 200
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Young 1ove Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Young 1ove Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 1,041,100

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14797 records found.