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)
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc 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
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Unify the World Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 813,350

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Unify the World Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 813,350

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Bay Area Housing Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Big Sur Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Page SUM 10,070,270

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