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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Irvington High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Blue Endeavors Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
TransFormCA Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Faith in Action Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,113,650

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Irvington High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Blue Endeavors Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Faith in Action Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,590,650

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Ya- Ya Network Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 303,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yaffed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 367,050

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13280 records found.