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)
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Charlie's Acres Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,114,750

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Charlie's Acres Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,114,750

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A New Day Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Woman's Nation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 182,372
Page SUM 1,079,307

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