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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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)
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 343,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 343,925

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 652,030

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Melbourne Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 551,012

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