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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 645,533

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 38,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 900
Womens Council on African American Affairs AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Arkansas Athletes Outreach AR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Amy Van Dyken Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Phoenix Holocaust Survivors Association AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,204,300

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