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)
Asian Health Services Alameda CA United States Health Discretionary Grantmaking 2021 20,000
Dream Corps Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2021 120,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 15,000
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2021 50,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 23,580
Youth Uprising Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 25,000
Asian American-Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 30,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 37,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2021 80,000
American High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 45,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2021 400,000
Mindful Birthing & Parenting Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 60,000
Playground Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 250
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 50,000
Star Struck Productions Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2021 1,000
The Global Uplift Project Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2021 500
Page SUM 1,073,330

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Asian Health Services Alameda Health Discretionary Grantmaking 2021 20,000
Dream Corps Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2021 120,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 15,000
Give2Asia Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2021 50,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2021 23,580
Youth Uprising Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 25,000
Asian American-Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2021 30,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 37,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2021 80,000
American High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 45,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2021 400,000
Mindful Birthing & Parenting Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 60,000
Playground Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 250
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 50,000
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2021 1,000
The Global Uplift Project Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2021 500
Page SUM 1,073,330

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13005 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2021 6,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2021 6,248
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Yale University CT Education Corporate Advised 2021 1,800,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2021 600,000
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2021 2,999,956
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2021 75,000
Wuqu Kawoq Sa VT Health Donor Advised 2021 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2021 60,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Wuqu Kawoq Sa VT Health Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2021 60,000
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2021 200
Wyoming Star Gazing WY Sciences Donor Advised 2021 2,500
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Yellowstone Forever MT Community Development Donor Advised 2021 500
X PRIZE Foundation Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2021 300,000
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Page SUM 5,967,404

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12504 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yaldaynu Center Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2021 15,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2021 2,000
Yale University United States Education Corporate Advised 2021 50,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 1,000,000
Yes in My Back Yard United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2021 10,500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2021 700
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 24,000,000
Yes in My Back Yard United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2021 50,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2021 700
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 200,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona United States Education Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2021 175,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona United States Education Donor Advised 2021 1,800
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2021 400,000
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 1,500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2021 2,000
Page SUM 26,026,200

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13005 records found.