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)
Fishing Academy Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 255,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fishing Academy Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 255,750

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Birch Rock Camp ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
SLZGSL Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Project Amigo CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV 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
Page SUM 652,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fishing Academy Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Promise Worldwide United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 255,750

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13110 records found.