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)
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Friends of the Israel Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 49,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A IA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Center for the Book San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco University High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Black Organizing Project, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Santa Clara County Office of Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 420,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Page SUM 1,928,356

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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)
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Friends of the Israel Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2019 49,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Center for the Book United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco University High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Black Organizing Project, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Santa Clara County Office of Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 420,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Page SUM 1,928,356

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13280 records found.