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)
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Stagebridge Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 9,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,338,265

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 265
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 9,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,338,265

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Dance for Humanity CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 292,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 995,748

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13280 records found.