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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Vision-Aid Incorporated N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Harvard Club of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
IDEO.ORG San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Jesuit Refugee Service USA N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
LatinoJustice PRLDEF N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Luke Commission Inc. N/A ID United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 622,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 22,700
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 706,550

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Force NOLA LA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Page SUM 770,700

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Vision-Aid Incorporated United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Harvard Club of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
IDEO.ORG United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Jesuit Refugee Service USA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
KickStart-International Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
LatinoJustice PRLDEF United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Luke Commission Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 622,350

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13280 records found.