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)
Eyak Preservation Council N/A AK United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
UnCommon Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Grassroots Global Justice N/A FL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Women Make Movies Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. N/A MT United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights First N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
WQED Multimedia N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation N/A NM United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eyak Preservation Council N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Voter Registration Project N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Grassroots Global Justice N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Women Make Movies Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights First N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
WQED Multimedia N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 758,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eyak Preservation Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fellowship BMEC Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
UnCommon Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Texas Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Grassroots Global Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights First United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 758,750

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13280 records found.