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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 127,450

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 127,450

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fogarty Institute for Innovation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Entitlements How Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sky's the Limit Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
Page SUM 725,950

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13110 records found.