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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Texas Tribune Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jefferson Union High School District San Mateo CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 17,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,762
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
IIT Gandhinagar Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Brown University of Providence N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Institute for EastWest Studies Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,187,512

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Page SUM 738,550

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Page SUM 144,750

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Texas Tribune Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jefferson Union High School District United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 17,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,762
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
IIT Gandhinagar Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Brown University of Providence United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Institute for EastWest Studies Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,187,512

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13280 records found.