Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
African Library Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 705,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Love and Second Chances Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,445
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
UnCommon Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Far Away Destination Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Local Initiatives Support Corporation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 718,884
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Page SUM 6,227,179

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
African Library Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 705,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Love and Second Chances Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,445
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Far Away Destination Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Local Initiatives Support Corporation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 718,884
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Page SUM 6,227,179

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
5P Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ABC House Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
7Element Atheletics Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
826 National United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 84,250

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