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)
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Gates Philanthropy Partners N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
Alpha Sigma Nu, Incorporated N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lung Cancer Research Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 58,895
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A WI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Brooklink, Inc. N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 15,515,695

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 146,250

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1000 Friends of Oregon United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 72,950

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