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, and corporate 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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Asylum Access Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
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
Capoeira Arts Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Resources for Science Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
One Dollar For Life Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,100
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,117,600

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Asylum Access Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
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
Capoeira Arts Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Resources for Science Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
One Dollar For Life Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,100
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,117,600

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 446,410

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