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)
William C. Overfelt 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
Yerba Buena 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
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Page SUM 850,612

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Page SUM 850,612

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
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
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,559,523

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development 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
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Calero High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
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 430,540
Page SUM 894,040

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13110 records found.