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)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center 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 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Grant A Wish Inc. IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Peace 4 Kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
The Culture Project International PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls on the Run New Hampshire NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 368,158

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13280 records found.