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, and corporate 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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 97,050

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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 10,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 97,050

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
My Brothers Keeper Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
San Jose Conservation Corps CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
WomenSV CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 700,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Glenbard West High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
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
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
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Page SUM 709,770

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13110 records found.