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)
Impact Bay Area Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Life Foundation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
After Innocence Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
API Cultural Center, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
OneSky Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Helping Hands East Bay Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Outdoor Afro Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,900
Page SUM 1,124,500

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Impact Bay Area Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Life Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
After Innocence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
API Cultural Center, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
OneSky Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,400
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Helping Hands East Bay Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Outdoor Afro Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,900
Page SUM 1,124,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
826LA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Reaching Hand United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 182,372
Page SUM 514,282

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