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)
William C. Overfelt 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
Yerba Buena 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
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Page SUM 449,912

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 52,045

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Page SUM 1,081,734

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 504,599

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