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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay Area Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Video Internet Distribution Education Opportunity Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Loved Twice Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 1,817,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay Area Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Video Internet Distribution Education Opportunity Inc. Alameda Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 1,817,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
UFW Foundation CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 56,000
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Marygrove College MI Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Giving Back Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Radiosurgery Society CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 687,650

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Merging Vets and Players Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American-Italian Cancer Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Greeninfo Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Association of University Women Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Doc Society Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hastings-on-Hudson Fire Department United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillview Middle School Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Council for Academic Resources and Leadership United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Business Executives for National Security United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 315,950

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