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 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 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)
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY N/A NY United States Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc N/A Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY N/A Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 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
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
School on Wheels Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Saturday Academy OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Para Los Ninos CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 918,669

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Chinese Historical Society of America United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
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
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 223,921

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13110 records found.