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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University at Albany Foundation Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,487,500
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Heyday Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 3,239,313

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University at Albany Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,487,500
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Heyday Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 3,239,313

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southwest Initiative Foundation MN General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School MD Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Half the Sky Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Buddhist Temple CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hand to Hold TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beloit College WI Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Keshet IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 5,180,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Gathering for Women - Monterey United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Hand to Hold United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Buddhist Temple United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beloit College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Keshet United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Living Beyond Breast Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
One Refugee Child Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Paws Chicago United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 5,187,650

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13110 records found.