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)
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Artescape Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
La Luz Center Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Scopa Has A Dream Inc Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 332,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Scopa Has A Dream Inc Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 332,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zilker Theater Productions TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youthcare WA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Passageways KS Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 703,700

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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 10,000
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
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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