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)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 3,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 8,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 1,096
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 3,075
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 2,785
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 1,072
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 884
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 610
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 536
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 35,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 200
Outer Coast N/A AK United States Education Donor Advised 2020 35,000
Outer Coast N/A AK United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,750
Inian Island Institute Inc N/A AK United States Education Donor Advised 2020 250
Eyak Preservation Council N/A AK United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Alaska Conservation Foundation N/A AK United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Alaska Literacy Program Inc. N/A AK United States Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 168,258

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vote Org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Vote Org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Vote Org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200,000
Viola Blythe Community Service Center of Newark Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
Vietnamese American Nongovernmental Organization Network Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
Valkyrie Robotics Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 200
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 40,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 40,000
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 12,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2020 12,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2020 35,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 1,125
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 125,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 100,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 45,000
University of New Hampshire Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 14,999
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 2,165,324

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 250,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 6,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Soil Health Academy AL Environment Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 700,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500
Black Belt Community Foundation Inc AL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 115,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2020 1,030
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Black Belt Community Foundation Inc AL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
Project Horseshoe Farm AL Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 200
Page SUM 2,261,930

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zephyr Institute Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Fa United States Human Services Committee Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 3,125
YWCA Boulder County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
YWCA Dayton United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2020 3,800
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 400,000
YWCA Evanston North Shore United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Zoological Society of San Diego United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Youth Drama for All United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Page SUM 675,925

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14797 records found.