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
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Teresa 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
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Silver Creek 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
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
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
Page SUM 461,179

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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
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Silver Creek 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
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 461,179

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Page SUM 914,820

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY United States Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Centro Presente Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 94,215

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13110 records found.