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)
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids N/A MO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Juma Ventures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Little Steps N/A SC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 315,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Juma Ventures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 315,050

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Spark Program Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 532,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Juma Ventures United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 315,050

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13110 records found.