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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
After School Matters N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 282,520

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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 50,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
After School Matters N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 282,520

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 74,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Casa Valentina Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 284,400

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
After School Matters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sheriff Pal Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 282,520

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13280 records found.