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)
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rites of Passage Sonoma CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Russian Riverkeeper Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Russian Riverkeeper Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Medical Benevolence Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Clearity Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hokoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Jikoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 111,700

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