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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Heyday Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
API Cultural Center, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Las Positas College Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,177,200

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Heyday Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
API Cultural Center, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Las Positas College Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,177,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderfest CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Page SUM 1,022,848

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,248,100

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