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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 129,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Education for Change Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sustainable Agriculture Education Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,001
Berkeley Student Cooperative Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Page SUM 1,454,751

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Healthy Black Families Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2018 50,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fremont Candle Lighters Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Mosaic Project Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Concrn Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Fremont Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Groundswell Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Highlands Preschool Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,420,600

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
One Refugee Child Inc. CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Paws Chicago CA Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dressember Foundation OR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Our Pack, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Brown University of Providence RI Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 42,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Brown University of Providence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Government Accountability Project, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
For the Girls United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 339,200

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