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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Centro Presente Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Justice Committee Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Oneamerica N/A WA United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A NE United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Page SUM 766,418

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Apollo High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Child Trends Incorporated N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,602,361

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Page SUM 996,546

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Child Trends Incorporated United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Page SUM 1,277,164

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13110 records found.