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)
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
African Library Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ruby's Place Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 525
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
Page SUM 1,284,750

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
African Library Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
Page SUM 1,284,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,434,048

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yaffed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 351,000

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13280 records found.