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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara CA 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
Page SUM 315,063

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
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
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 759,465

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Bennington College Corporation VT Higher Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
American Legion Post 115 ID Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 40,327
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Learning Ally Inc NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association MA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International IL International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Holy Spirit School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters South San Mateo County Education Fund CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -28,370
Page SUM 584,407

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pie Ranch United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New America Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marine Science Institute United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Sonoran Desert Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 27,000
Crisis Intervention Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vision to Learn United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Netherland-America Foundation Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gogebic Community College Found United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Irvine Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Summit Preparatory Charter High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Notre Dame de Namur University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,509,750

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13110 records found.