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)
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A CT United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Apollo 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
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
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Apollo 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
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silver Creek 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
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Newtown Foundation Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Calero High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
James Lick High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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13110 records found.