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)
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 -3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A CT United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Earth Law Center N/A NY United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Health Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 727
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 641,654

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ought Inc. San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Avalon Academy San Mateo Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Committee Advised 2019 70,000
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,359
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2019 93,135
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Fair Count, Inc. N/A Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Institute for Public Accuracy N/A Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,200
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2019 292,246
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 639,021

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Teachers Unite Inc. NY Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. VT Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Summit League CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 229,027

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ought Inc. United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Avalon Academy United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 70,000
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,359
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 93,135
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Fair Count, Inc. United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Institute for Public Accuracy United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,200
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 292,246
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 639,021

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13280 records found.