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)
FII - National Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Code for Fun Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
YMCA of the East Bay Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association of the East Bay Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Page SUM 447,125

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
FII - National Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
YMCA of the East Bay Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association of the East Bay Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Page SUM 447,125

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Prison Dharma Network, Inc. MA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yellow Ribbon Fund, Inc. MD Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Vinebranch Inc. IL Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Student Cooperative Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Lanai Culture & Heritage Center HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Law and Social Policy DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,800
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation NV Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chiefs for Change DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vermont Public Radio VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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
Watershed Center VT Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 430,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enloe Medical Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Vermont Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chiefs for Change United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Watershed Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development 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
Foundation for a College Education United States Education 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
Girls Middle School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Page SUM 188,900

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