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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Justice Committee Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 215,384

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
École Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Justice Committee Inc N/A Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Pepal Foundation N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 215,384

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Page SUM 987,531

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
École Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Justice Committee Inc United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 215,384

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13110 records found.