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)
Bridges Community Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Thousand Currents Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,950
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Mosaic Project Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Equity Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,675
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Scientific Adventures Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children Now Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Page SUM 422,775

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Partners in Oakland Education Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
CCC Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centerville Presbyterian Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Newark Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 85,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Christian Science Association of the Pupils of EB Luerssen Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,173,450

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 105,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,073,025

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13280 records found.