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 2020, as well as the five 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 represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 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 Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center N/A CT United States Health Committee Advised 2019 205,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 150,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 112,693
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 4,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,359
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Ought Inc. San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Avalon Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A NE United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,090,779

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vida Verde Nature Education San Mateo Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Summit League Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
ecoAmerica N/A Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 364,267

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Freedom of the Press Foundation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
ecoAmerica DC Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 6,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 199,567

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
James Lick High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Oak Grove High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Summit League United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Median Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
ecoAmerica United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 364,267

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13280 records found.