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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Society of Women Engineers N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Cobscook Community Learning Center N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sustainable Surf N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TEDX, Inc. N/A CO United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 32,601
DataKind N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,060,051

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wine Country Marines Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Age Institute Sonoma International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Scopa Has A Dream Inc Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 231,134

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Society of Women Engineers United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
CATO Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Cobscook Community Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sustainable Surf United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TEDX, Inc. United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Spirit of America Worldwide United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 32,601
DataKind United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,060,051

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