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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education N/A Canada Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
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
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 208
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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 7,500
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning - McGill U N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
FoodShare Toronto N/A Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 6,484
Parkdale Centre for Innovation N/A Canada Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 658,701

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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 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
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
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)
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education Canada Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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 208
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -2,930
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation Canada International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montreal Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning - McGill U Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 670
FoodShare Toronto Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
University of Prince Edward Island Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 6,484
Parkdale Centre for Innovation Canada Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 658,701

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