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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 374,425

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 374,425

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
No Means No Worldwide VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 227,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Comp-U-Dopt United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Sonoma Valley Teen Services United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tender Education and Arts England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
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
Page SUM 612,325

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13110 records found.