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)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
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 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 185,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 197,916

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Schools for Salone WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Quest Scholars Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 327,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
AIESEC Italia Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 197,916

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13110 records found.