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)
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research N/A DC United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Future of Life Institute N/A MA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
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
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Students Rising Above San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Page SUM 553,454

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research N/A Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Future of Life Institute N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
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
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Students Rising Above San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Page SUM 553,454

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
City of San Jose CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
Foundation for Students Rising Above CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Future of Life Institute MA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Hilltop School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 253,108

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Future of Life Institute United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
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
Independence High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. United States Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Students Rising Above United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Page SUM 553,454

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13280 records found.