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)
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco 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 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda 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 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 312,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Ker-Anna N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enfoque Ciudad N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 249,900

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
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
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 473,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Ker-Anna United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 249,900

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13110 records found.