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)
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
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A 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 500
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Son of a Saint N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 284,666

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Chicago Freedom School N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Page SUM 673,900

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Graduate CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 416,520

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The School Garden Project of Lane County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Chicago Freedom School United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Page SUM 673,900

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13110 records found.