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)
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A NE United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A MA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 479,040

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 479,040

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 125,177

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Calero High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Independence High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 479,040

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13110 records found.