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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thrive Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Equitable Food Initiative N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,625
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Galilee Center N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Urban Age Institute Sonoma CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Golden Gate Performing Arts San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village School N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,300
Grit Art & Tech Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,200
William James Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 589,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 789,383

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
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 35,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 923,400

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thrive Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Equitable Food Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,625
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Galilee Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Urban Age Institute United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Golden Gate Performing Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
WeHOPE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,300
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,200
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 589,925

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13280 records found.