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)
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Longevity Research Institute Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Little Wishes Marin CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Page SUM 682,321

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Longevity Research Institute Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Little Wishes Marin Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Page SUM 682,321

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City of San Jose CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Hilltop School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Avalon Academy CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 -3,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 407,448

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Longevity Research Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Little Wishes United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
James Lick High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Page SUM 682,321

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13280 records found.