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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
La Luz Center Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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 1,500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 159,250

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 159,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 146,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,101,825

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