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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 219,300

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 219,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 303,200

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 2,336,250

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