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)
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 44,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Cancer Society Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,800,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Heart to Heart International Children's Medical Alliance Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
American Lung Association Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 3,374,600

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 44,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Cancer Society Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,800,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Heart to Heart International Children's Medical Alliance Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
American Lung Association Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 3,374,600

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Page SUM 650,650

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 250,400

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13280 records found.