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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Floreciendo Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Social Justice Collaborative Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Reading Partners Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alena Museum Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Child Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Blue Endeavors Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Transgender Law Center Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 338
MomsRising Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 550,638

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Floreciendo Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Social Justice Collaborative Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alena Museum Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Blue Endeavors Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Transgender Law Center Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 338
MomsRising Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 550,638

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Our Pack, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Brown University of Providence RI Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Government Accountability Project, Inc. DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
For the Girls MD Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 335,450

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