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)
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Research Foundation for the State University of New York Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,470
Women's Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Dream Corps Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
iMentor Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Page SUM 5,569,320

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Research Foundation for the State University of New York Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,470
Women's Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Dream Corps Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
iMentor Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Page SUM 5,569,320

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Conservation Corps CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WomenSV CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 700,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Glenbard West High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Bay Area Housing Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 718,270

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13110 records found.