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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ProSociedad, Hacer Bien el Bien, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Forest Peoples Programme N/A England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,330
Alianza Sierra Madre A.C N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 59,200
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 8,400
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Atlas Relief and Development International - ARDI e.V. N/A Germany International Development Donor Advised 2019 97,600
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A India Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,486
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 -9,097
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Consorzio ELIS - ASC N/A Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
El Colegio de Sonora N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Universite della Svizzera italiana N/A Switzerland Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak N/A Panama Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 3,598,943

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Charlie's Acres Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
California Indian Museum & Cultural Center Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,500
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,300,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
4word United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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 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
ABC House Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 182,372
Page SUM 500,282

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