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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 7,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 250
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 100,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice N/A AL United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice N/A AL United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 125,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 750
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Feeding the Gulf Coast N/A AL United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 9,500
Page SUM 898,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 700,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 40,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 800
Page SUM 1,058,300

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14797 records found.
Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 3,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 100,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice AL Environment Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 15,000
University of South Alabama AL Education Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice AL Environment Donor Advised 2020 125,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 750
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 250
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 654,000
Page SUM 1,516,400

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Zuni Youth Enrichment Project United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Youth Improved Incorporated United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Speaks Inc United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 500
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 34,000
Youth Speaks Inc United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 50,000
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Youth Spirit Artworks United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,500,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 20,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 1,125
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 35,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 90,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 1,953,625

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14797 records found.