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)
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 -3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A CT United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Freedom of the Press Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Health Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 727
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 -3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Freedom of the Press Foundation San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Health Foundation San Mateo Health Committee Advised 2019 727
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research DC Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Earth Law Center NY Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Avalon Academy CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Samaritan House CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,800
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
Community Living Campaign CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry OR Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Humboldt High School MN Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Independence High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 -3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Freedom of the Press Foundation United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Parkinson's Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose United States Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Health Foundation United States Health Committee Advised 2019 727
Cumberland School Volunteers Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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13280 records found.