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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
OldDog Haven N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Big Life Foundation USA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Casa Latina N/A WA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Clark College N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Corporation of Gonzaga University N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A WI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Elkhart Lake Historical Society, Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Brooklink, Inc. N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Marquette University N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Northwest Passage Limited N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc N/A WI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Jeffery Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A WI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development N/A WI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 794,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 146,250

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 328,750

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