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)
Goat Peak Ranch, Inc. N/A MT United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Greg Hill Foundation N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indivisible Civics Inc N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Walk on Water Inc N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Myeloma Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 483
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Literacy Pittsburgh N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 166,183

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 22,700
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 723,133

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Force NOLA LA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
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 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
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 200
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 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 750
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Page SUM 246,950

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Goat Peak Ranch, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Greg Hill Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Hidden Genius Project United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indivisible Civics Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Walk on Water Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Myeloma Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 483
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Literacy Pittsburgh United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 166,183

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13280 records found.