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)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
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
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 351,650

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 2,502,741

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 351,650

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13110 records found.