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, 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)
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lend A Hand Foundation Inc of Northern California Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Gratitude Global Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,168,444

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lend A Hand Foundation Inc of Northern California Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 11,800
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Gratitude Global Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,168,444

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Academir Charter School Preparatory United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Academy for Eating Disorders United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Access Institute for Psychological Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 191,557

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