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)
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Willow Oaks Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Housing Industry Foundation San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
IDinsight San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 474,374
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 850
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Jesuit Refugee Service USA N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jolt Initiative N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kids in Need Foundation N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Latinos for Education Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Leverage Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lumind IDSC Foundation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,550
Mei Fong and Associates San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 600
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,164,328

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Page SUM 1,217,979

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Force NOLA LA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 203,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Willow Oaks Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Housing Industry Foundation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
IDinsight United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 474,374
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Insight Garden Program United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 850
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Jesuit Refugee Service USA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jolt Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kids in Need Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Latinos for Education Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Leverage Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lumind IDSC Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,550
Mei Fong and Associates United States Other Donor Advised 2019 600
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,164,328

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13280 records found.