The Yolo Community Foundation makes grants through both donor-directed and foundation-directed funds. We are currently administering the Yolo Air Quality Education Grant, in addition to supporting our fundholders to do donor-directed grantmaking. In the recent past, foundation-directed grants have included the Yolo COVID-19 Relief Fund, the Census 2020 Outreach Grants, and the Buck Education Grant.

The Yolo Community Foundation currently has the following grants programs: The Yolo Air Quality Education Grant and the Davis Arts & Culture Grant.