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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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)
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 316,063

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 316,063

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 337,791

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
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
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Silver Creek High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Parkinson's Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 535,934

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13110 records found.