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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Northwest Passage Limited N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc N/A WI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Jeffery Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A WI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development N/A WI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Incorporated N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Brooklink, Inc. N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wausaukee High School N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Morgridge Institute for Research Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 520,223
Trout Unlimited, Inc. N/A WV United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. N/A WV United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
W VA Council of Churches N/A WV United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
The AbleGamers Foundation Inc. N/A WV United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,466,723

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Food for Thought Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 326,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
A Breeze of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ABC House Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 255,750

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