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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation N/A Canada Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 55,217
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 830
Massey-Vanier Scholarship Bursary Fund N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 77,000
Metro Mothers Network N/A Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education N/A Canada Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Light Up The World N/A Canada Environment Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
Light Up The World N/A Canada Environment Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Cat Action Team N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,082
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A Canada International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 202
Page SUM 652,744

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wine Country Marines Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Age Institute Sonoma International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Starcross Monastic Community Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Scopa Has A Dream Inc Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 231,134

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 55,217
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 830
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Governing Council of the University of Toronto Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
CyberEquality Inc Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Cat Action Team Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,082
Cystic Fibrosis Canada Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnybrook Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
Sunnybrook Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Geoscience Education in Action Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Learning for a Sustainable Future Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,300
University of Saskatchewan Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
League of Innovators Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 717,842

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