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)
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
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
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
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
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 941,639

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
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
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
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
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 941,639

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,471,337

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
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
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
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
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Oak Grove High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Santa Teresa High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 941,639

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13110 records found.