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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Crosspulse Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Vote.org Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Beyond Emancipation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
Page SUM 1,713,400

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Crosspulse Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 726,590
Beyond Emancipation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
Page SUM 1,713,400

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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
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Dance for Humanity CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 292,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 995,748

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13280 records found.