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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
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
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. N/A AL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 12,000
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
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. N/A AL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 24,000
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
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 928,950

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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 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 22,700
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 6,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 2,700
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 200,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 900,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Page SUM 1,319,650

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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 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
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Black Belt Community Foundation Inc AL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 115,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Black Belt Community Foundation Inc AL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Page SUM 2,102,900

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 200
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 250
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2020 4,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 12,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 70,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 12,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 300
Page SUM 135,950

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14797 records found.