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)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Amateur Baseball Development Group Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Casa Q Inc N/A NM United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
In4All N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
North Lawndale Eagles Youth Programs NFP, Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,439,833

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ChildFund Korea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
ESP Education and Leadership Institute Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 190,380

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
EDGE Youth Leadership CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 180,830

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ChildFund Korea South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
ESP Education and Leadership Institute Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Francis Sailing Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 190,380

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13280 records found.