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)
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Holy Names University Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Transgender Law Center Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 338
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Malala Fund Alameda NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,139,221

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Holy Names University Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Transgender Law Center Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 338
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Malala Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,139,221

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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 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Bay Area Housing Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Big Sur Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment CA Other Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 10,066,770

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Big Sur Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Summit Preparatory Charter High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 10,050,000

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13110 records found.