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)
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
Amazon Watch Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 280,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
American Heart Association Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
League of California Community Foundations Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,053,650

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
Amazon Watch Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
After Innocence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Lung Association Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 280,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 400
American Heart Association Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
League of California Community Foundations Alameda General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,053,650

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 300
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Achieve Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
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 1,500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place to Turn Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 457,162

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