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)
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MeWater Foundation Incorporated San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A NC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MeWater Foundation Incorporated San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls on the Run New Hampshire NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
International Youth Foundation MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Scientific Adventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Hope for Life WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
East Palo Alto Police Activities League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Metro Squash NFP IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Page SUM 453,870

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MeWater Foundation Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 172,275

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13280 records found.