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)
California Indian Museum & Cultural Center Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Scopa Has A Dream Inc Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wine Country Marines Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Artescape Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 417,634

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Indian Museum & Cultural Center Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Scopa Has A Dream Inc Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wine Country Marines Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 417,634

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
4word United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
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 521,232

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