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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Moms Against Poverty San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 464,736

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 514,650

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pathways for Kids CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 118,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camp Augusta Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 514,650

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13110 records found.