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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 58,794
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Dublin High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
California Crosspoint High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Multicultural Institute Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,470,173

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 58,794
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Dublin High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
California Crosspoint High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Multicultural Institute Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Faith in Action Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,470,173

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
350 Silicon Valley CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 589,512

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