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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside Educational Trust N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
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
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 349,025

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Weston Travel Ball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 243,042

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SLZGSL Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 675,650

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 290,350

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13110 records found.