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)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thousand Currents Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,950
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Akira's Book Club Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,950
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Akira's Book Club Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Action Ministries Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abrazos & Books United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Active Minds Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Adirondack Land Trust Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Act Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
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