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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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 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 Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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 10,000
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Roseland Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 244,050

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wine Country Marines Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Urban Age Institute Sonoma International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 401,134

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A Place Called Home United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place to Turn Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Precious Child Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 282,950

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