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)
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo 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 2,018
Page SUM 333,880

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Page SUM 333,880

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 504,064

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Oak Grove High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Teresa High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Silver Creek High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education 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
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 533,319

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13110 records found.