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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Education Trust Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,499
Flourish Agenda Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 74,603
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 2,640,752

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,499
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 74,603
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 2,640,752

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Land Trust Alliance Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pacific Crest Trail Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Population Connection DC Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breakthrough Greater Boston Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Our Little Haven MO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Clean Water Fund NJ Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation TX Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Monmouth Conservation Foundation NJ Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Starcross Monastic Community CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Red Bank Chamber Music Society Inc NJ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 428,050

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Life Network Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Wild Salmon Center United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Orleans Video Access Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Code for Fun United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Skid Row Running Club A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values United States Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 935,700

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13110 records found.