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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
United States Ski Team Foundation N/A UT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,512,550

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
NCGA Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eagle Island Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 130,500

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 51,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Arizona Eventing Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 209,782

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13110 records found.