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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Artescape Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Food for Thought Sonoma CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 99,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Food for Thought Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 99,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ability Experience United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1951 Coffee Company United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wider Bridge United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
2041 Foundation Incorporated United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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 538,432

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