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)
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Page SUM 151,179

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Page SUM 151,179

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Page SUM 65,931

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
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
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Parkinson's Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,627,402

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13110 records found.