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)
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
William C. Overfelt 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
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Presente Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 344,952

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
William C. Overfelt 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
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Presente Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 344,952

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,555,453

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