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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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)
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
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
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
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
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
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,120,045

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Russian Riverkeeper Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 309,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Bay Area Housing Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Big Sur Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment CA Other Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Summit Preparatory Charter High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kids At Hope AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 10,052,770

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 48,100

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