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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Girls on the Run International N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma 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
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
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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 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Girls on the Run International N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
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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 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Girls on the Run International United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windsor Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 198,251

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13110 records found.