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)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Loved Twice Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Partners Asia Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Impact Bay Area Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vote.org Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
OneSky Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Akira's Book Club Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Page SUM 1,841,140

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Partners Asia Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Impact Bay Area Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
OneSky Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Akira's Book Club Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Page SUM 1,841,140

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
X Hope Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 98,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Page SUM 894,498

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13280 records found.