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)
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
PathLight International Inc Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 525
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Alameda County Homeless Action Center Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 693,525

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
AI4ALL Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Alameda County Homeless Action Center Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 693,525

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Indian Child Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Fund for Charities United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,150
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
American Kidney Fund, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,350
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 131,100

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13280 records found.