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)
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
UK Youth N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 318,170

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Torrey Pines Docent Society N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Red Hook Initiative N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 447,250

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
John Burton Advocates for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LA's BEST United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Jakara Movement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,022,900

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