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)
Save the Children Federation, Inc. Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Solano AL United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Holy Spirit School Solano CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Maritime Academy Foundation Inc Solano CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 82,450

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Holy Spirit School Solano Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
California Maritime Academy Foundation Inc Solano Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Arts Benicia, Inc. Solano Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cinnabar Elementary School District Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 279,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Insight Meditation South Bay United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Cheetah Conservation Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo Park School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Florida International University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Investment Project Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 230,104

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