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)
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda 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 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 507,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,621,700

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope House DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 98,750

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,621,700

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13110 records found.