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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate 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)
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A MA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo 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
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 353,000

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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
Trustees of Boston University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 500
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 353,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 249,008

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Calero High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 353,000

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13110 records found.