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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
La Luz Center Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 334,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 334,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 263,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,216,000

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13280 records found.