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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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)
UnCommon Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Amazon Watch Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Forward Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Education Trust Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 6,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary 2019 50,000
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Care Solar Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 5,701,650

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Amazon Watch Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 6,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Discretionary 2019 50,000
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 5,701,650

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
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 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
X Hope Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 86,900

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