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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Park Day School Corporation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
California Forward Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Fremont Morning Rotary Foundation Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Kovno Communications Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Institute for Philosophical Research Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,750,650

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Park Day School Corporation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Fremont Morning Rotary Foundation Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Kovno Communications Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Institute for Philosophical Research Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,750,650

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Ya- Ya Network Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 299,850

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 919,998

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13280 records found.