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)
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 350
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Partners in Oakland Education Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,039,336
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Network on Women in Prison Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 197,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 6,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 2,374,186

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 350
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Partners in Oakland Education Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,039,336
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Network on Women in Prison Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 197,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 2,364,386

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 219,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 66,950

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13280 records found.