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)
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services 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
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
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
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
Page SUM 344,862

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 344,862

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 231,419

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Page SUM 298,349

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