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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
UND Alumni Association and Foundation N/A ND United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
UND Alumni Association and Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vanderbilt University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Voter Registration Project N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
United Way Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Equitable Food Initiative DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,625
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for the Mid South MS Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wake Forest University NC Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homeward Bound of Marin CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Documentary, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Indiana University Foundation IN Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Justice Mission DC Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 111,675

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Feminist Majority Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
UND Alumni Association and Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vanderbilt University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 366,550

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13280 records found.