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, and corporate 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)
Street Level Health Project Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,039,336
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Daily Kos Education Fund Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Bridges Community Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,500
American Heart Association Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 4,713,536

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,039,336
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Daily Kos Education Fund Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Bridges Community Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,500
American Heart Association Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 4,713,536

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 88,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 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 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 Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
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
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Page SUM 204,500

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13280 records found.