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
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
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara 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 88,306
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo 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
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 612,071

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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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 612,071

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,456,274

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
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
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
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
Page SUM 572,036

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