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)
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 350,000
You Matter Too N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Little League Baseball Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eagle Island Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Specialized Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 751,650

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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 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AI4ALL Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Education Partnerships Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
FaithActs N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Hi 5 Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Page SUM 1,147,450

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network, Inc. FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
North Lawndale Eagles Youth Programs NFP, Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc CT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ESP Education and Leadership Institute Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc CT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Page SUM 209,730

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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 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AI4ALL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Mateo County Office of Education United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Education Partnerships United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
FaithActs Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Hi 5 Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Page SUM 1,147,450

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13280 records found.