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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Tewecado Trust, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Film Collaborative Inc N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Embarcadero Institute Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ever Forward-Siempre Adelante Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Father Flanagans Boys Home N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Legal Resources Centre of South Africa N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Wine Country Marines Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Age Institute Sonoma International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Scopa Has A Dream Inc Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Tewecado Trust, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Film Collaborative Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Denison University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Drexel University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Embarcadero Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ever Forward-Siempre Adelante United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Father Flanagans Boys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Foundation for the Mid South United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Legal Resources Centre of South Africa United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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