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)
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wine Country Marines Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Artescape Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
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
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
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Urban Age Institute Sonoma CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 119,634

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wine Country Marines Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Food for Thought Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Urban Age Institute Sonoma International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 119,634

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 1,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Woman's Nation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 830,525

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