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)
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Avalon Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Median Foundation Alameda CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 100,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Vida Verde Nature Education San Mateo CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Page SUM 570,035

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2019 100,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Vida Verde Nature Education San Mateo Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 571,308

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Jefferson Union High School District CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 12,500
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. CA Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 6,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
City of San Jose CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 123,227

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2019 8,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
Human Investment Project Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Median Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 100,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 571,308

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13280 records found.