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)
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
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills 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
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Teresa 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
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Silver Creek 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
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
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Page SUM 429,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills 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
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Silver Creek 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
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
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Page SUM 429,250

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 618,313

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Santa Teresa High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Silver Creek High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 745,003

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13110 records found.