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, and corporate 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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Raheem AI Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 754,450

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Give2Asia Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 754,450

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women in Cyber Security TN Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 830
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
William James Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Willow Oaks Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wisdom Sun CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Women in Film CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William James Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Wilson Disease Association NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
With Grace Foundation Inc CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc CO Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
William Jessup University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WNET NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 5,258,630

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wings Homeless Advocacy United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens Bean Project United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 120,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wings Learning Center Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Women Giving As One, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Women's Centre for Change Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 80,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Willow Creek Association United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 445
Women Helping Women United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Willow Oaks Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Winthrop Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women in Cyber Security United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 830
Page SUM 464,775

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13280 records found.