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)
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
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
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
Page SUM 748,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
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
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
Page SUM 748,250

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
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
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Page SUM 184,714

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY United States Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Centro Presente Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Phoenix High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
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
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 82,500

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13110 records found.