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)
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 850
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 15,000
California Rural Legal Assistance Inc. Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 345,000
East Bay Housing Organizations Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 500
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 4,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity Alameda CA United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 35,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500
Berkeley Food and Housing Project Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2020 7,500
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 300,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 400
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 250,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Page SUM 2,121,750

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 850
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2020 15,000
California Rural Legal Assistance Inc. Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 345,000
East Bay Housing Organizations Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 500
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2020 4,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity Alameda Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 35,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500
Berkeley Food and Housing Project Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2020 7,500
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2020 300,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 400
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2020 250,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Page SUM 2,121,750

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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wpll Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 300
Wyoming Star Gazing WY Sciences Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 395,800

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wpll Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 300
Wyoming Star Gazing United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 75,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 395,800

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14797 records found.