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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 857,400

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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 10,000
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 568,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
WomenSV CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 718,270

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Bay Area Housing Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Big Sur Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 68,020

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