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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Gratitude Global Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Irvington High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children Now Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 85,000
Him for Her Inc Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Longevity Research Institute Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 350
Keep Oakland Beautiful Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Fresh Life Foundation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Crowden Music Center Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 6,358,865

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Gratitude Global Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Irvington High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children Now Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 85,000
Him for Her Inc Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Ignite Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Longevity Research Institute Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 350
Keep Oakland Beautiful Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Fresh Life Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 6,358,865

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 152,660

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 18,531
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 295,131

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13280 records found.