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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Schools for Salone N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 215,350

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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 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,761,565

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Piedmont Baseball Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cents Ability Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Camp for All Kids MO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit MI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Page SUM 560,050

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,761,565

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13110 records found.