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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Young Life Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 127,941

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Turning Green Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Didtechnology Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Hope House N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Junior State of America Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 263,951

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project Amigo CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 35,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 704,925

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13110 records found.