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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2021 3,000
Dress for Success Global Educational Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2021 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 250
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2021 21,429
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 18,000
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 300
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2021 5,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2021 10,500
Centro Community Partners Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Children Now Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 150,000
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 900,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 38,000
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Page SUM 1,470,479

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 1,000,000
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2021 3,000
Dress for Success Global Educational Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2021 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 250
Give2Asia Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2021 21,429
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2021 18,000
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2021 300
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2021 5,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2021 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2021 10,500
Centro Community Partners Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Children Now Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2021 150,000
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2021 900,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 38,000
Page SUM 2,370,479

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 3,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2021 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 50,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 25,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2021 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 3,250
YWCA Boulder County CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2021 10,000
Youth Forward CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2021 200
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 600,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 500
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2021 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 2,500
Young Life CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Young Life CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Page SUM 754,750

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12504 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2021 75,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 3,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 50,000
Youth Community Service Inc United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2021 30,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2021 30,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 15,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2021 50,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 200
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 300
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 500
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Page SUM 474,000

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13005 records found.