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)
Education Trust Inc Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Reading Partners Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Ever Forward-Siempre Adelante Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 24,650
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Education Trust Inc Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,756,300

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Education Trust Inc Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Ever Forward-Siempre Adelante Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 24,650
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore Incorporated Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Education Trust Inc Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,756,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 703,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
X Hope Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier Mission Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 99,400

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13280 records found.