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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Solano AL United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Holy Spirit School Solano CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 555,700

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Solano Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Holy Spirit School Solano Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 555,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Franklin Education Forum United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fogarty Institute for Innovation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Delancey Street California United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Entitlements How Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Medical Benevolence Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Clearity Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 681,450

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