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)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 345,069

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Junior Achievement Spain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 151,163

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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
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Pratham USA TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Well Community Development Corporation OH Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Page SUM 753,128

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Independence High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
James Lick High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Oak Grove High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Peach Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Junior Achievement Spain Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 151,163

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13110 records found.