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)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Muso Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 19,000
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
North Beach Citizens San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ocean Foundation N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Opportunity International, Inc. N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
Passageways Institute, Inc. N/A CO United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Population Connection N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prince of Peace Catholic Church N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Good Work Space Foundation N/A NV United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 430,383

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 129,525

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 860,048

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Muso Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 19,000
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
North Beach Citizens United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ocean Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Opportunity International, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
Passageways Institute, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peten Health United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Population Connection United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prince of Peace Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Good Work Space Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 430,383

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13280 records found.