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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schools for Salone N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
First Graduate San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenhouse Scholars N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schools for Salone N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenhouse Scholars N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 323,400

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schools for Salone United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
First Graduate United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Ignite Adaptive Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atherton Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenhouse Scholars United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 323,400

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13110 records found.