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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Yerba Buena 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
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Page SUM 455,756

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Page SUM 455,756

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Madera County Sheriff's Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Animal Concerns Trust IL Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,000
Outward Bound California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gateway Community Church TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Stanford Health Care CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,261,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Western Kentucky University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Supported Shelters United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Management Center United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Christian Missionary Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,069,866
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
City of San Jose United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,622
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Embarcadero Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Black Media United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Stuttering Foundation of America United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The DeGregorio Family Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 6,916,188

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