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 10,000
Floreciendo Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 47,091
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
PathLight International Inc Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alena Museum Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Child Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 475
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 15,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 443,520
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 985,086

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Floreciendo Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 47,091
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alena Museum Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 475
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 15,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 443,520
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 985,086

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Living Beyond Breast Cancer PA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services 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
Paws Chicago CA Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
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
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
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Consciousness Research Laboratories, Inc. NJ Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. MA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Page SUM 73,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Government Accountability Project, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment 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
Bring Me A Book Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southwest Initiative Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
The Barack Obama Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enloe Medical Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 839,185

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13110 records found.