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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda 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 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 615,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Surabi Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 615,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cents Ability Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Camp for All Kids MO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 168,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Surabi Trust India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 615,000

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13110 records found.