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)
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Sonoma County Synagogue Center Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2021 1,200
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 9,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 7,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 250
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 15,000
North Bay Organizing Project Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2021 250
Seeds of Learning Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 15,000
North Bay Organizing Project Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 250,000
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2021 500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 20,000
Reach for Home Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 4,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Sonoma County Synagogue Center Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2021 1,200
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 9,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 7,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 250
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 15,000
North Bay Organizing Project Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2021 250
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2021 15,000
North Bay Organizing Project Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2021 250,000
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2021 500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 20,000
Reach for Home Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2021 4,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2021 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ushahidi, Inc. FL International Development Donor Advised 2021 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2021 2,500
Zen Heart Sangha Inc CA Religion Donor Advised 2021 500
Zen Hospice Project Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 7,500
Zen Hospice Project Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Fa DC Human Services Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Zindagi Trust Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2021 10,000
Zion Institute AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2021 3,000
YWCA Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2021 10,000
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2021 3,400
YWCA Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Zumas Rescue Ranch Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2021 2,500
YWCA Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Zuni Youth Enrichment Project NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 300,000
YWCA Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2021 300
Zakat Foundation of America IL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2021 5,000
Zamir Choral Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 1,800
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2021 64,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2021 500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ushahidi, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2021 100,000
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 2,000
Zumas Rescue Ranch Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2021 2,500
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 10,000
Zuni Youth Enrichment Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 300,000
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 300
Zakat Foundation of America United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2021 5,000
Zamir Choral Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2021 1,800
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2021 64,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2021 500
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2021 2,500
Zen Heart Sangha Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2021 500
Zen Hospice Project Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 7,500
Zen Hospice Project Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 1,000
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Fa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2021 5,000
Zindagi Trust Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2021 10,000
Zion Institute United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2021 3,000
YWCA Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2021 10,000
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2021 3,400
Page SUM 534,000

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13005 records found.