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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Resources for Science Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aneurysm Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Reading Partners Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Beyond Emancipation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,052,800

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Resources for Science Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aneurysm Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Beyond Emancipation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,052,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP IL Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 244,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,250
You Matter Too United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 183,850

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13280 records found.