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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
NCGA Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 408,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Call of the Sea Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young America's Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 3,096,650

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Handful Players Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Daly City Community Service Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 644,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Call of the Sea United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fishing Academy Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 3,096,650

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13110 records found.