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)
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Theatre First Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 540,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland School for the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
West Edge Opera Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Family Bridges, Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,251,413

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 540,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland School for the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Family Bridges, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,251,413

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 95,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 668,850

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13280 records found.