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)
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
1951 Coffee Company Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Dublin High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,797,650

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Dublin High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,797,650

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 182,372
Page SUM 986,282

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13280 records found.