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)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 74,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
Apollo High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Independence 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
Page SUM 68,500

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 524,899

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Phoenix High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services 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
Chinese Historical Society of America United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 832,301

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13110 records found.