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)
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Kovno Communications Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Leverage Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Bridges Community Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
International Media Project Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 275
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Page SUM 810,175

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Kovno Communications Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Leverage Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Bridges Community Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
International Media Project Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Page SUM 810,175

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Eisner Scholars CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 657,850

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier Mission Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 70,600

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13280 records found.