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 2020 20,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 1,050,000
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 400
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 300,000
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 2,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Center for Media Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 250
International Computer Science Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 1,408,774
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 20,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Flourish Agenda Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Flourish Agenda Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 70,000
Page SUM 3,125,424

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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 2020 20,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 1,050,000
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Donor Advised 2020 400
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 300,000
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 2,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Center for Media Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 250
International Computer Science Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2020 1,408,774
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 20,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Flourish Agenda Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Flourish Agenda Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 70,000
Page SUM 3,125,424

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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
T'ruah NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Saint Ann's School NY Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 12,500
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Youth Passageways MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zen Heart Sangha Inc CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 13,775
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zephyr Institute Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Fa DC Human Services Committee Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 3,125
Page SUM 236,900

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Universite degli Studi di Torino Italy Education Donor Advised 2020 525,000
Universitat Siegen Germany Education Donor Advised 2020 6,900
Universite de Liege Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2020 98,000
Technische Universiteit Wien Austria Education Donor Advised 2020 170,223
Technische Universiteit Wien Austria Education Donor Advised 2020 153,410
T'ruah United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Sociedade Recreativa Sao Teotoniense Portugal Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 106,000
Sociedade Recreativa Sao Teotoniense Portugal Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 3,000
Sociedade Recreativa Sao Teotoniense Portugal Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 16,000
Saint Ann's School United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 3,125
YWCA Boulder County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
YWCA Dayton United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2020 3,800
Youth Drama for All United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
Page SUM 1,266,458

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14797 records found.