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)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Justice Committee Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 466,246

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,247,119

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 310,169

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Child Trends Incorporated United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Page SUM 1,277,164

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13110 records found.