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)
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. N/A VT United States Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Foothill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Teachers Unite Inc. N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
Convergence Analysis Alameda CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Fair Count, Inc. N/A GA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,700
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 536,854

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Teachers Unite Inc. N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
Convergence Analysis Alameda Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Fair Count, Inc. N/A Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,700
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 536,854

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 -3,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Longevity Research Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose CA Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Avalon Academy CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Teachers Unite Inc. NY Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Page SUM 650,427

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. United States Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Silver Creek High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Teachers Unite Inc. United States Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Human Investment Project Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
Convergence Analysis United States Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Santa Teresa High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Fair Count, Inc. United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,700
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 536,854

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13280 records found.