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)
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hoover Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 248,188

Pages

6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hoover Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 248,188

Pages

6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Constitution Center PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Angel Food CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 322,847

Pages

12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Centro Presente Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services 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
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Strong City Baltimore United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colts Boys Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 107,000

Pages

13110 records found.