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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 48,800
St Marys Home N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,500
Eagle Island Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Specialized Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Exploring the Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,762
UnCommon Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
Franklin & Marshall College N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
George Washington University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 2,714,923

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 785,183

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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 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 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
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 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 312,600

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 48,800
St Marys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,500
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Specialized Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Exploring the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Fellowship BMEC Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,762
UnCommon Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
Franklin & Marshall College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
George Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 2,714,923

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13280 records found.