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 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 Boston University N/A MA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Child Trends Incorporated N/A MD United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice N/A CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 1,692,185

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
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
Page SUM 475,362

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
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
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 872,219

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
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
Page SUM 475,362

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13110 records found.