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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Impact Bay Area Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
OneSky Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 1,044,600

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Impact Bay Area Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beyond 12 Education Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
OneSky Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 1,044,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Woman's Nation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Page SUM 1,241,025

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