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, and corporate 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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A MA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 613,719

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Justice Committee Inc N/A Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY N/A Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 313,343

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Page SUM 83,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Chinese Historical Society of America United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Calero High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Centro Presente Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Page SUM 590,108

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