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)
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Page SUM 1,861,625

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Page SUM 1,861,625

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project Amigo CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 85,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Join Hands ESL Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,757,925

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13110 records found.