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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 400
Rewire Community Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Gold Coast Chamber Players Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Have a Ball Foundation, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Median Foundation Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Berkwood School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 44,500
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
St Marys Center Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 837,100

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 400
Rewire Community Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Gold Coast Chamber Players Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Have a Ball Foundation, Inc. Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Berkwood School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 44,500
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 837,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,162,380

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Andersen Tax Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aneurysm Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,166
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 59,911
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,583
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
Page SUM 2,761,661

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