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)
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix 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
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 74,215

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 74,215

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,183,570

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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
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Justice Committee Inc United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY United States Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Child Trends Incorporated United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Phoenix High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 732,829

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13110 records found.