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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Artescape Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Rites of Passage Sonoma CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 228,550

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 228,550

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Passageways KS Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ZappyLab, Inc. CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa IA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zearn Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 2,221,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
University of New South Wales Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Thrive Refugee Enterprise Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2019 188,144
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 8,050
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 423,449
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Foodbank Victoria Australia Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Box Hill Institute Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Australian Business and Community Network Limited Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 275,958
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,264,371

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