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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Students for Service Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run International N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
GirlVentures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 191,175

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Students for Service Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run International N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
GirlVentures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 191,175

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pathways for Kids CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope House DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 222,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Students for Service Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Ignite Adaptive Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run International United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
GirlVentures United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 191,175

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13110 records found.