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)
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Generative Somatics Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Boldly Me Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,863,043

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Generative Somatics Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Boldly Me Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,863,043

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation NV Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vermont Public Radio VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chiefs for Change DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Watershed Center VT Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 24,500
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 390,900

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Consciousness Research Laboratories, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastal Watershed Council United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 24,500
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Middle School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Grassroots Ecology United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Praxis Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Page SUM 398,250

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13110 records found.