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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Population Connection DC Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association CA Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 380,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 73,494
Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc MA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Barbara Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
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