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)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 766,383

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County CA Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City CA Other Donor Advised 2019 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland School for the Arts CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Operation Freedom Paws CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacifica Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation MD Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Performing Arts Workshop Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California Santa Cruz CA Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Page SUM 1,099,000

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