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 County Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Every1 Can Work Marin VA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
American Civil War Museum Contra Costa VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 220,668

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 737,215

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
India Literacy Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
All Stars Project, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Congregation Adat Yeshurun CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Lick-Wilmerding High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Community Life Network Incorporated CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 646,655

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