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)
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A WA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Norwich Bully-Busters N/A CT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Dev Mission San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
North Lawndale Eagles Youth Programs NFP, Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boy Scouts of America N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 448,888

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Israel Lacrosse Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Casa Q Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
SquashBusters, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 418,000

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pasadena-Foothill Valley YWCA CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Education Partnerships CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Third Street Community Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Libertys Kitchen LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 769,750

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Israel Lacrosse Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Casa Q Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
SquashBusters, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Winthrop Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
HRJ Charities Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 418,000

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13280 records found.