Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five 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 represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A CT United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Justice Committee Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Justice Committee Inc N/A Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
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
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 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
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 484,814

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Youth Wellness United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Newtown Foundation Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Justice Committee Inc United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 460,418

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13110 records found.