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)
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Silver Creek 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 220,765
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
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
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Page SUM 758,465

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
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
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Page SUM 758,465

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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
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
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Page SUM 2,104,094

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Youth Wellness United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Parkinson's Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY United States Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Centro Presente Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 77,384

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13110 records found.