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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Centro Presente Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica N/A WA United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Centro Presente Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Teresa High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Silver Creek High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Centro Presente Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 records found.