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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
FaithActs N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Hi 5 Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development N/A South Africa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Flint Hockey Association N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 474,530

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Flint Hockey Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Page SUM 474,530

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Francis Sailing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Winthrop Little League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 105,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development South Africa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Flint Hockey Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Page SUM 474,530

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13280 records found.