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 Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
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 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 122,360

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Paralyzed Veterans of America DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation Inc NV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Phoenix Children's Hospital AZ Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 156,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Resonate Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 16,900
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc IL Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Saint Andrew's School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose News Bureau CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
BASIC Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 365,000

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