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)
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
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
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 615,003

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
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
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 615,003

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
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
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,570,532

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oak Grove High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Silver Creek High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Page SUM 754,219

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13110 records found.