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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Soroptimist International of the Americas Inc N/A NV United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastbay Astronomical Society Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
International Refugee Assistance Project Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Media Matters for America N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
PFLAG Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Collective Heritage Institute San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,115
Page SUM 755,765

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 775,383

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
X Hope Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 712,200

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Soroptimist International of the Americas Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastbay Astronomical Society United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
California Trout United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
International Refugee Assistance Project Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Media Matters for America United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
PFLAG Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Collective Heritage Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,115
Page SUM 755,765

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13280 records found.