Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hispanics in Philanthropy Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
The Crowden Music Center Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
After Innocence Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Lung Association Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Median Foundation Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Net Impact Alameda CA United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Community Land Trust Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 520
Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Heyday Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
API Cultural Center, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,621,020

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hispanics in Philanthropy Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
After Innocence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Lung Association Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Net Impact Alameda Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Community Land Trust Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 520
Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Heyday Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
API Cultural Center, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,621,020

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