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)
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
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 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 105,860

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American University in Cairo NY Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PICO National Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bayes Impact CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
Blaine County Hunger Coalition Inc ID Food Security Donor Advised 2019 300
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Project SYNCERE IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Quincy Community Action Programs Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Refugee Relief International Incorporation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burning Man Project CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Reentry Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
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