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, and corporate 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)
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside Educational Trust N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 266,416

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside Educational Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 266,416

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Petaluma Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 660,982

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside Educational Trust England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 266,416

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13110 records found.