Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 648,924

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc N/A Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 648,924

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 383,262

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 648,924

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13110 records found.