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, and corporate 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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Berkeley Food and Housing Project Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
California Community Builders Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Community Builders Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
BAD RAP Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 812,950

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Berkeley Food and Housing Project Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
California Community Builders Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Community Builders Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
BAD RAP Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Give2Asia Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 812,950

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Page SUM 172,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,641,525

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13280 records found.